Affordable Housing Support

Numerous subsidies for seniors apartment rentals are available through the BC Housing website including:

  • SAFER (Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters) - Available to those 60 years and older; helps make rents affordable for BC seniors with low to moderate incomes.
  • Subsidized Housing - Available to those age 55 and older, or a person with disabilities.
  • Seniors Supportive Housing (SSH) - Provides specially modified rental homes primarily to low-income seniors or people with disabilities who need some assistance in order to continue to live independently. Support services include 24-hour response, light housekeeping, meals, and social and recreational activities.
  • Or call toll-free: 1-800-257-7756 

How to apply for Assisted Living and Long-Term Care   

Seniors assisted living and long-term care communities require assessment through a case manager. Your first step is to obtain a Case Manager by calling your local Health Authority: