Housing Programs

There are many options for seniors housing over what we call the usual ‘life course’:


There are a number of Seniors housing services in British Columbia. The links below can help you find an appropriate service.

Seniors Services Society


The Seniors Services Society has produced a useful chart showing types of seniors housing in BC:

Seniors Services Society - Housing

You can access this chart here.

These housing options are also in written form here [6 pages].

BC Housing

bchousing-logoBC Housing has a page with links to various seniors housing programs.  It includes information on how to apply for:

  • HAFI – Home Adaptations for Independence
  • SAFER – Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters
  • Assisted Living
  • Seniors Supportive Housing
  • Seniors’ Rental Housing
  • Seniors’ Subsidized Housing


This listing of Seniors housing programs and how to appy can be accessed here.