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COVID-19 Financial Resources for Homeowners & Tenants


COVID-19 has made a large finacial impact on homeowners and tenants. Here are some of the many relief and information resources available. We will update this with new information as it becomes available.


MORTGAGES:

Many financial institutions are offering payment deferrals. If you are currently facing financial hardship it is worth talking with your lender to see if this is an appropriate option for you.


RENTAL SUPPLEMENT:

BC housing is providing up to $500 as a temporary rental supplement to qualifying tenants.

More info: https://www.bchousing.org/BCTRS


BC HYDRO

  • Relief Fund: Applies a 3-month credit to your BC Hydro account for eligible customers (avg credit will be $477).
  • Bill deferral and payment plans.
  • Customer Crisis Fund: Grants of up to $600 off your energy bill.
  • BC Hydro is halting all service disconnections for non-payment of bills

https://app.bchydro.com/accounts-billing/bill-payment/ways-to-pay/covid-19-relief-fund.html


For more information on individual and business income support:

Federal Supports

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html#individuals

Provincial Supports:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/business/small-business/resources/covid-19-supports

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