Housing

Kiwassa Housing

Kiwassa operates two non-profit family housing complexes, providing 56 units of subsidized and market rental housing for our community, in partnership with BC Housing and the City of Vancouver.  We also provide foster suites to local foster families, through partnership with VACFSS.

Our housing is located:

– May MacLean Housing 128 North Nanaimo Street, Vancouver
– Norah Davis Gardens 2320 Franklin Street, Vancouver

 

As of September 1, 2016 our waitlist is currently full and we are no longer taking applications.  If you applied to and are currently on the waitlist, we recommend you contact us every six months to let us know you are still interested and to keep your information up to date.

 

Other Housing Resources:

Subsidized Housing:  BC Housing go to www.BChousing.org/applicants for information about the provincial housing programs and how to apply for housing and rent subsidies.

Rental Assistance Program provides eligible low- income, working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments. Contact BC Housing 604.433.2218 or www.BChousing.org

Shelter Aid For Elderly Renters (SAFER) provides eligible BC seniors with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments. Contact BC Housing 604.433.2218 or www.BChousing.org

Cooperative Housing Federation of Canada www.chfc.ca Housing co-ops provide affordable and secure housing. There are over 60 housing cooperatives in  East Vancouver alone. Many are accepting applications and some can offer subsidy to eligible applicants.

Emergency Shelters For a current list of emergency shelters, go to the Greater Vancouver Shelter Strategy website at www.gvss.ca.

Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre (TRAC) provides information about  residential tenancy law in BC through their website and multilingual publications, Tenant Infoline, and public legal education and advocacy training workshops. 604.255.0546 www.tenants.bc.ca