Rent Bank

Sources Rent Bank Overview This page provides information on the Sources Rent Bank. The Sources Rent Bank may issue low income individuals and families a one-time crisis loan for residents of Surrey, White Rock, Delta and Langley. The aim is to help provide families with a loan to prevent homelessness due to a one-time unexpected circumstance. The Rent Bank may provide a loan for …

Sources Rent Bank Now Serving Langley

Sources BC’s Rent Bank is now assisting Langley residents The Sources Rent Bank may issue low income individuals and families a one-time crisis loan for up to $1,200 for a single person or up to $1,600 for a family. The loan may be used for rental arrears or utility arrears and in special circumstances they may also provide a damage …

BC Rent Bank

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 …

Other Income Supports

Other Income Supports: Federal Public Pensions Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS) are the 2 federal public pension programs in Canada providing a source of income to seniors. To be eligible for CPP, applicants must be at least 60 years old and have contributed to the program while they were working. However, to be eligible for OAS, …

Tenancy & Housing

Tenancy & Housing Overview The Residential Tenancy Act is the law that govern tenancies in British Columbia. The Residential Tenancy Act also outlines the rights and responsibilities of both tenants and landlords. It is regulated by the Residential Tenancy Branch who also provide services such as: Hosting tenancy hearings Legal information related to tenancy Online tools such as rental increase …

Homepage

Welcome ToAsk an Advocate Get Information Service Provider Login Get Information On: Income Assistance Information on the welfare program in British Columbia, including resources such as application process, eligibility, forms, rates charts and more. Read Info Disability Assistance Information on three disability programs: PWD, PPMB and CPPD, including resources such as application process, eligibility, fact sheets, forms and more. Read …

Resources

Get Information On: Income AssistanceInformation on the welfare program in BC – the Employment and Assistance program, including resources such as rate charts and eligibility. Read Info Disability AssistanceIncludes definitions of the three disability classes: PWD, PPMB and CPPD, as well as videos on each status, applicable fact sheets and forms. Read Info Tenancy & HousingYou can protect yourself from …

Employment Insurance

Employment Insurance (EI) Overview Employment Insurance is a federal employment benefit program in Canada. Employment insurance provides temporary financial support to individuals who are seeking employment or upgrading skills or need to take time off due to specific life events. It is administered by Service Canada which is the federal institution that provides additional services such as Canada Pension Plan, …

People with Persistent Multiple Barriers to Employment (PPMB)

Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) Overview The Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) benefit is a category of income assistance provided by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. It is available to people who are not able to work due to long-term medical conditions and other barriers to employment. The medical condition must be severe enough that …

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

Person with Disabilities (PWD) Overview PWD is the provincial disability program in British Columbia. Persons with Disabilities (PWD) is a category of income assistance provided by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. It is a disability program aimed towards low income individuals who have severe physical and/or mental impairments; and they require assistance with their daily living activities …