The Vancity Community Foundation in partnership with funding provided by the Province of BC to help support existing Rent Banks in BC. Rent banks may provide repayable loans to individuals and families at risk of eviction for housing crises.
In addition to providing loans, the rent banks may be able to assist with:
- Advocating on behalf of tenants
- Mediating between landlords and tenants
- Referring people to resources such as accessing clothing, transportation support, etc.
- Recommending benefits programs that the individual may be eligible for.
For more information, click here.