Housing & Tenancy Featured Programs and Services

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BC Housing

BC Housing develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options across the province. Learn more

First Time Home Buyers' Program

The First Time Home Buyers' Program reduces or eliminates the amount of property transfer tax qualified British Columbians pay when they purchase their first home. Learn more 

Home Adaptations for Independence

The Home Adaptations for Independence  program provides financial assistance to help eligible low-income seniors and people with disabilities with home modifications for accessible, safe and independent living in British Columbia. Learn more 

Home Owner Grant 

The Home Owner Grant reduces the amount of property tax British Columbians pay on their principal residence. Learn more 

Home Owner Property Tax Deferment Program

The tax deferment program allows eligible British Columbians to apply for a low interest loan to pay current year property taxes on their principal residence. Learn more 

Home Renovation Tax Credit for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities

The Home Renovation Tax Credit assists eligible individuals 65 and over and persons with disabilities with the cost of certain permanent home renovations to improve accessibility or be more functional or mobile at home. Learn more 

Low Income Grant Supplement for Seniors

The low income grant supplement allows low income seniors to supplement their home owner grant if it’s been reduced or eliminated because of the high assessed value of their principal residence. Learn more

Newly Built Home Exemption

The Newly Built Home Exemption reduces or eliminates the amount of property transfer tax you pay when you purchase a newly built home. Learn more

Power Smart Program

The Government of B.C., in partnership with BC Hydro and FortisBC, offers programs that can help British Columbians – particularly low income families – find energy savings and reduce their electricity and gas bills. Learn more