BC Housing Program Frameworks for Partners

Program Frameworks are a resource for housing providers and developers.

The frameworks provide access to information about the programs we operate and manage. They lay out the program principles, eligibility, and roles and responsibilities.

Framework Program Description
Affordable Home Ownership Program (AHOP) Program Framework BC Housing delivers the Affordable Home Ownership Program (AHOP) through HousingHub to support the development of new homes for eligible home buyers.
Affordable Housing Program Framework The Affordable Housing Program Framework provides funding to preserve and increase affordable rental housing supply in British Columbia.
Affordable Rental Housing Initiative (Columbia Basin) Program Framework The initiative helps create affordable rental housing for low- to moderate income households in the Columbia Basin. 
BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity (HOME) Partnership Program Framework BC HOME Partnership assisted eligible first-time homebuyers with down payment loans. The program is closed, and the framework is for information is only.
BC Rebate for Accessible Home Adaptations (BC RAHA) Framework BC RAHA provides rebates to eligible households to complete home adaptations for independent living.    
Canada - British Columbia Housing Benefit (CBCHB) Program Framework CBCHB provides monthly rent assistance to vulnerable low-income households who are not served by existing programs.
Community Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program Framework CPI facilitates the creation of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households in communities across British Columbia. 
Capital Renewal Fund Funding Framework CRF provides funding to protect existing affordable housing units that are owned by non-profit housing providers and the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation (PRHC).
Emergency Shelter Program (ESP) Framework The Emergency Shelter Program provides funding to homeless shelters and drop-in centres. This includes seasonal and temporary shelter services.
Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program Framework EERP helps non-profit housing providers make energy saving upgrades for tenant comfort, safety and cost savings. 
Extreme Weather Response (EWR) Program Framework The EWR program funds extreme weather response shelters in communities across the province. 
Homeless Outreach Program (HOP) Framework The Homeless Outreach Program connects people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness with housing and services.
Independent Living BC (ILBC) Program Framework ILBC provides rental housing and support services for low- and moderate-income seniors and people with disabilities.
Provincial Rental Supply Program Framework The Provincial Rental Supply program is delivered by BC Housing through HousingHub to increase rental housing supply for middle-income households.
Regional Housing First Program (RHFP) Program Framework RHFP funds develop and acquire new affordable housing units to be owned by Capital Regional District or Provincial Rental Housing Corporation. 
Rental Assistance Program (RAP) Framework RAP provides monthly help to make rents more affordable for eligible low-income families.
Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) Program Framework SAFER provides monthly help to make rents more affordable for eligible British Columbia seniors with low- and moderate incomes.
Seniors Rental Housing Program Framework Seniors Rental Housing initiative includes capital funding for the construction of new units for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Seniors Supportive Housing Program Framework This program upgrades existing seniors housing to provide supportive services. The services for tenants include meals, housekeeping, and security (including 24-hour monitoring).
Subsidized Rental Housing Program Framework The Subsidized Rental Housing Program funds affordable rental housing programs that provide subsidized and Rent Geared to Income (RGI) housing.
Supportive Housing Program Framework The Supportive Housing Program provides funding for housing with support services to people struggling with homelessness.
Women's Transition Housing and Supports Program Framework This program provides support services and shelter to women with or without dependents who have experienced violence or are at risk of violence.
Supported Rent Supplement Program Framework The SRSP provides services to Canada BC Housing Benefit (CBCHB) recipients.