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Affordable Housing Victoria, BC

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If you or someone you know needs support to access a safe, affordable place to live in Victoria, BC, there are many different emergency and affordable housing options available. Whether you are looking for an emergency, short-term, or long-term housing solution, HelpSeeker makes it quick and easy to find the help you need. It’s free, anonymous, and accessible in 23 languages.
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Drop-in shelters and homeless shelters provide a temporary place to stay overnight.

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PHS Community Services Society

Douglas Street Community - Arbutus Shelter

The Arbutus is a new, 50-unit low-barrier shelter, opened at Douglas Street Community in December 2017. The shelter is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week, to help address the need for day-time resources available to those experiencing poverty and homelessness. The shelter offers three meals a day, both co-ed and women’s only (trans* inclusive) sections, and will offer additional emergency mats for additional shelter, when available…

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Our Place - First Met Shelter

An overnight shelter in the gymnasium at First Metropolitan United Church…

Emergency Housing

For those experiencing domestic abuse or violence, emergency housing programs offer temporary support with housing needs and other services.

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Victoria Women’s Transition House Society

For 42 years, Victoria Women’s Transition House Society has provided safe shelter, counselling, education, and support for women of all ages, with or without children, to live free from violence and abuse in intimate relationships…

Cool Aid

Victoria Cool Aid Society - Rock Bay Landing - Emergency Shelter

The new, purpose-built Rock Bay Landing includes 84 permanent shelter beds, 23 new transitional housing apartments, and two apartments for families — Victoria’s only family shelter…

Supportive Housing

These housing programs offer housing for seniors, people with disabilities, or others who need a bit of extra help and support services for their daily living.

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Mount Douglas Seniors Housing Society

Providing low rent housing to lower-income seniors in Victoria…
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CLV - Supported Apartment Living

Community Living Victoria provides assisted living to people with an intellectual disability who require regular access to various support services to live independently in their own apartment. Individuals rent their apartments within one larger apartment building complex…

Transitional Housing

Programs that offer temporary, supportive housing developments for those transitioning from homelessness to living independently in a permanent home.

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Threshold Housing Society

The Society continues to provide long-term transitional housing projects for youth at risk of becoming homeless…
Pacifica Housing

Clover Place Supportive Housing

Pacifica Housing is a housing provider that provides 170 units of permanent supported housing to single adults and couples who have faced homelessness or are at risk of being homeless due to mental health and/or addiction issues…

Low-Income Housing

Housing programs that offer subsidized rental buildings/ housing options for low-income individuals and families or rent that is geared towards your household income.

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Fernwood - Cornerstone Apartments

One of the main social issues facing Victoria is the lack of affordable housing, especially for families. Fernwood NRG is a housing corporation that has responded to the challenge by building 10 below market, affordable three-bedroom units in Fernwood…

GVHS - Esquimalt Lions Lodge

Esquimalt Lions Lodge is a low-income seniors apartment building. Rents are pre-set, and tenants are selected with an income no higher than $30,000…

Housing Payment & Landlord/Tenant Support

Other resources and subsidy programs that can help you with housing issues.

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BC Housing

BC Housing - Rental Assistance Program (RAP)

The Rental Assistance Program provides eligible low-income working renters with cash assistance to help with their monthly private market rent payments. The income limit for the program is $35,000…


Ready to Rent BC Association

Ready to rent provides education for future tenants to help them transition to permanent housing. This includes connecting tenants and landlords…

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HelpSeeker helps over 25 people a month find resources and services in Victoria, BC.


Explore over 82 listings offering housing services and resources in Victoria, BC.

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HelpSeeker connects those who are looking for help with local, provincial, and national organizations that offer housing support for those in Victoria and the surrounding area such as Langford and Saanich. From non-profit housing organizations to government organizations and private rental housing with a rent subsidy, you can search our database to find affordable housing units, low-income rental units, shelters, and other housing supports – filtered to match your needs.
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