Richmond is home to a range of affordable housing options for low and middle income households, including individuals, families, persons with disabilities, and seniors. This guide contains information on how to apply for a range of affordable housing options available in the city.

The Affordable Housing Guide is divided into four sections based on different types of affordable housing available in Richmond and includes the following sections:

       • Non-market housing;

       • Housing co-operatives

       • Low End Market Rental (LEMR) units; and

       • BC Housing rent supplement programs

Assisted housing options are not included in this guide, but may be found on the following websites:

       • Vancouver Coastal Health: http://www.vch.ca/your-care/home-community-care

       • Seniors Services Society: https://www.seniorsservicessociety.ca/

The City of Richmond Affordable Housing Guide is available online at:

https://www.richmond.ca/plandev/socialplan/housing/affordablehousingtypes.htm

Non-Market Housing

Non-market housing is a type of affordable housing offered at low or very low rental rates. Some non-market

housing providers offer housing at subsidized rental rates as well as at below market rental rates.

How to Apply

Subsidized Units: To apply for subsidized rental units from the list below, apply to either the non-profit directly or

apply to the BC Housing Registry for BC Housing Properties as specified in the list below. There are two ways to

apply to the BC Housing Registry:

1. Online at bchousing.org

2. Obtain and fill out a paper application by:

       • Downloading and printing a paper application online at bchousing.org.

       • Completing the online request form to receive a paper application.

       • Calling BC Housing toll-free at 1-800-257-7756 or calling 604-433-2218 in the Lower Mainland to have

          the form mailed to you.

       • Going to any BC Housing office. A list of BC Housing offices is available online at www.bchousing.org/

          contact.

Below Market Rental Units: To apply for below market rental units, contact the non-market housing provider

directly or if the property is owned by MVHC, submit the application online at metrovancouver.org. MVHC also

accepts applications by mail to 4330 Kingsway, Burnaby, V5H 4G8.

 

Name & Address   Total #    Housing Type   Bedroom Type   Features   Who to Contact to Apply             Eligible Tenants

                           of Units                                                                (see contact information above 

                                                                                                       for MVHC and BC Housing)

 

 

 

 

Adelaide Court

10771 Auburn Drive 68 Townhouse 2 & 3 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families

Alder and Birch Lodge

4200/4206 Garry Street 98 Apartment 1 Richmond Health Services Society

P: 604-675-2590 Seniors

Alderwood Place

8700 General Currie Road 48 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, 3, & 4 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing Seniors, Families

Bill Rigby Manor

4100 Chatham Street 40 Apartment 1 Bill Rigby Memorial Society

P: 604-275-2762 Seniors

Cadence (Atira)

5688 Hollybridge Way 15 Apartment Studio & 2 Atira

P: 604- 331-1407

Single women with

children (second stage

housing)

Cedarwood Place

7260 Granville Avenue 73 Apartment 1 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing Seniors

Dockside Village

12500 Trites Road 40 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families

Golden Mews

7251 Langton Road 64 Apartment Studio & 1 Richmond Legion Seniors Centre

P: 604-272-1955 Seniors

Gilbert Gardens

7120 Gilbert Road 45 Townhouse/

apartment 1, 2, 3, & 4 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families, Couples

Kiwanis Towers

7388/7378 Gollner Avenue 296 Apartment 1 Kiwanis Senior Citizens

Housing Society Seniors

 

Name & Address Total #

of Units Housing Type Bedroom

Type Features

Who to Contact to Apply

(see contact information above

for MVHC and BC Housing)

Eligible Tenants

Knightsbridge I

12551 Cambie Road 80 Townhouse 2 & 3 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families

Knightsbridge II

12571 Cambie Road 80 Townhouse 1, 2 & 3 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Seniors, Families, Persons

with disabilities

Maple Vine Court

7500 Francis Road 82 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, & 3 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing

Seniors, Families, Singles,

Couples, Persons with

disabilities

Maplewood

4771 Williams Road 26 Apartment 2 & 3 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families

Minato West

4151 Regent Street 110 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, & 3 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing

Seniors, Families, Singles

Couples, Persons with

disabilities

Moffatt Park

7660 Moffatt Road 21 Townhouse 2 & 3 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families

Odlinwood

10711 Shepherd Drive 48 Apartment 2, 3, & 4 Below market rental: MVHC

Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families

The Orchid

5580 No. 3 Road 9 Apartment Studio, 1 & 2

Richmond Society for Community

Living

P: 604-279-7040

Persons with disabilities

Regent Place

11131 No. 1 Road 48 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families

Richmond Project

11820 No. 1 Road 58 Apartment/

Townhouse Studio & 1

Anavets Senior Citizens’ Housing

Society

P: 604-874-8105

Seniors

Rosewood Towers

6220 Blundell Road 173 Apartment Studio & 1 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Seniors, Persons with

disabilities

Rosewood Village

8280 No. 2 Road 137 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, & 3 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Seniors, Families

Persons with disabilities

Steveston Residence

11119 No. 1 Road 20 Apartment 1, 2, & 3 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Seniors, Families, Persons

with disabilities

Storeys

8080 Anderson Road 129 Apartment Studio, 1, 2,

& 3 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families, Persons with

disabilities

The Redwoods

10000 Kilby Drive 38 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Families

The Remy

9388 Cambie Road 33 Apartment Studio & 1 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Seniors, Persons with

disabilities

Ukrainian Village of Ivan

Franko

8720 Railway Avenue

44 Apartment 1 Subsidized rental: BC Housing Seniors

Venturi Park

7151 Moffatt Road 99 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, & 3 Subsidized rental: BC Housing

Seniors, Families, Singles,

Couples, Persons with

disabilities

Housing Co-operatives

Housing co-operatives (co-ops) are organizations where residents collectively manage their housing. Co-ops are

usually mixed income communities, and often include both subsidized as well as market rental units. Members are

expected to participate in their co-op and participation requirements vary by co-op. For more information on the

requirements of individual co-ops, visit the Co-operative Housing Federation of BC website at www.chf.bc.ca.

How to apply

To apply for co-ops, contact the individual co-op directly. Many co-ops accept applications through email as well as

by mail. Please see page 5 for contact information.

 

 

Name & Address Total #

of Units Housing Type Bedroom

Type Features Who to Contact to Apply Eligible Tenants

Benryk Mews Housing

Co-op

8631 Bennett Road

60 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-273-9167

E: benrykmews@gmail.com Families

Blueberry Vale Housing

Co-op

8640 Bennett Road

60 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-270-4253

E: blueberryvale@yahoo.ca

Seniors, Families, Persons

with disabilities

 

Name & Address Total #

of Units Housing Type Bedroom

Type Features Who to Contact to Apply Eligible Tenants

Delta Green Housing

Co-op

12060 Bath Road

72 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-276-9148

E: deltagreen@newlifemgt.com

Seniors, Families, Persons

with disabilities

Garry Point Housing Co-op

11631 7th Avenue 64 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-274-9934 Seniors, Families

Granville Gardens Housing

Co-op

6800 Lynas Lane

94 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-272-5158

E: officegghc@gmail.com

Seniors, Families, Persons

with disabilities

Greenland Housing Co-op

12055 Greenland Drive 62 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-270-6250

E: greenlandhousing@yahoo.ca Families

Heron Court Housing

Co-op

3640 No. 5 Road

40 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-274-8743

E: heroncourt@newlifemgt.com Families

Klahanie Co-op

4340 Steveston Highway 70 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-434-9185x236

E: KL@spicemanagementgroup.com

Maya Housing Cooperative

10771 Gilbert Road

40 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-271-6224 Families

Meadow Walk Housing

Co-op

7460 Moffatt Road

63 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, & 3

P: 604-270-4348

E: meadowwalkmembership@gmail.

com

Seniors, Families, Persons

with disabilities

Richmond Heights Housing

Co-op

12411 Trites Road

67 Townhouse 1, 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-434-9185

E: RH@spicemanagementgroup.com

Seniors, Families, Persons

with disabilities

River Mist Co-op

8520 Granville Avenue 44 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-270-7208

E: river208@telus.net Families

River’s End Housing Co-op

4080 Garry Street 54 Townhouse/

Apartment 1, 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-275-5534

E: riversend@newlife.mgt.com Seniors, Families

Robert Owen Housing

Co-op

12211 Cambie Road

50 Apartment 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-270-1483 Families

Sundune Housing Co-op

8191 General Currie Road 28 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 E: sundunehousing@yahoo.ca Families

Sunset Point Housing

Co-op

2960 Steveston Highway

48 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-271-4904

E: info@sunsetpointcoop.ca Families

Terra Nova Housing Cooperative

6600 Barnard Drive

73 Townhouse 2, 3, & 4 P: 604-270-1603 Families

 

Low End Market Rental (LEMR) Units

Low End Market Rental (LEMR) units are for individuals and families on low incomes that may not otherwise be

able to afford rents at typical market rates. Individuals and couples, including seniors, can apply for studio or 1

bedroom apartments, and families with children can apply for 2 or 3 bedroom apartment units.

All LEMR units have set maximum rents and maximum incomes for eligible tenants, which are adjusted annually.

When rents and income levels are to be adjusted, the property manager or housing provider will contact LEMR unit

tenants to inform them of changes to their rent and changes to maximum income eligibility levels.

How to apply

To apply for LEMR units, contact each property manager(s) directly. Please see page 6 and 7 for contact information.

Please note: the City of Richmond does not keep a waiting list for LEMR units.

 

Name & Address Total # of Units Bedroom Type Who to Contact to Apply Eligible Tenants

Berkeley House

9233 Odlin Road 13 1&2

Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens

Housing Society

Milan Kljajic

E: manager@richmondkiwanis.ca

Seniors (at least one

tenant must be over 60)

The Calla

10788 No. 5 Road 4 3 Az-Zahraa Housing Society

E: info@azhousing.ca Families

 

Name & Address Total # of Units Bedroom Type Who to Contact to Apply Eligible Tenants

The Camber

7117 Elmbridge Way 6 1&2

Minglian Holdings Ltd.

Jiyue (Jessica) Sun

P: 604-276-0400

Seniors, Families, Singles

Camellia at the Gardens

10820 No. 5 Road 19 Studio & 1

Peterson Residential

Vira Prykhodko, General Manager – Residential

P: 604-699-5261

E: ViraP@petersonbc.com

Seniors, Singles

The Camino

6028 No. 3 Road 5 1&2

Minglian Holdings Ltd.

Jiyue (Jessica) Sun

P: 604-276-0400

Seniors

Cascade City 14 1,2, & 3 Az-Zahraa Housing Society

E: info@azhousing.ca Seniors, Families, Singles

Central Estates

3233 Ketcheson Road 7 1,2, & 3

Prompton Real Estate Services

Terri Shi

E: affordablehousing@prompton.bc.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

The Dahlia

10780 No. 5 Road 11 Studio, 1, 2, & 3 Az-Zahraa Housing Society

E: info@azhousing.ca Seniors, Families, Singles

Elle

6533 Buswell Street 5 1&2

Dorset Realty

Kim Schuss

P: 604-270-1711 ext. 103

Seniors, Families, Singles

The Emerald

6888 Cooney Road & 8333 Anderson Road 13 1&2

Tribe Management

Silvia Hoogstins

E: Silvia.Hoogstins@tribemgmt.com

P: 604-635-5022

Seniors, Families, Singles

The Grand

5599 Cooney Rd 7 1&2

CCM Investment Group

Bryon Ho

E: infoccm@ccmgroup.net

Seniors, Families, Singles

Hamilton Village

23281 Gilley Road 3 1

Oris Consulting

Jennifer O’Bray

E: jennifer@orisconsulting.ca

Seniors, Singles

Harmony

8288 Granville Ave 7 1&2

Townline Homes

Pablo Prado

E: pablo.prado@townline.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

Kingsley Estates

10388 No. 2 Road 12 3 Sanford Housing Society

P: 604-732-5105

Families (min. 3 people &

at least one dependent)

Monet by Concord

9019 Cook Road 7 1&2

William Liu

E: goodcba@hotmail.com

P: 604-345-8998

Seniors, Families, Singles

The Nova

6733 Buswell 8 Studio and 1

Sunshine Holdings

Jane Liang

E: cubic.z@yahoo.com

Seniors, Families, Singles

The Omega

9388 Odlin Road & 9333 Tomicki Avenue 10 1&2

Greta Luk

E: mfluk@hotmail.com

Canny Luk

E: cannyluk@hotmail.com

Seniors, Families, Singles

The Ora

6951 Elmbridge Way 20 1&2

Onni Group

Eric Coquet

P: 604-362-5586

Seniors, Families, Singles

Park Estates

8988 Patterson Road 17 Studio, 1, 2, & 3

Prompton Real Estate Services

Terri Shi

E: affordablehousing@prompton.bc.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

Park Estates II

3300 Ketcheson Road 15 1&2

Prompton Real Estate Services

Terri Shi

E: affordablehousing@prompton.bc.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

 

Name & Address Total # of Units Bedroom Type Who to Contact to Apply Eligible Tenants

Park Residences Tower A

7399 Murdoch Avenue 22 Studio & 1 Resident Manager

P: 604-285-2777 Seniors

Pinnacle Living at Capstan Village

8633/8677 Capstan Way 13 1&2

Pinnacle International

Jasmina Vujovic

P: 604-602-7747

E: tenantservices@pinnacleinternational.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

RIVA

5399 Cedarbridge Way 9 1&2

Onni Group

Eric Coquet

P: 604-362-5586

Seniors, Families, Singles

RIVA 3

7008 River Parkway 9 2

Onni Group

Eric Coquet

P: 604-362-5586

Families

Rivermark Apartments

6968 Pearson Way 31 1, 2, & 3

Catalyst Community Developments Society

Claire Skolos

P: 778-888-3523

E: renting@catalystcommdev.org

Seniors, Families, Singles

Saffron Homes

8600 Park Road & 6828 Eckersley Road 21 1&3

FirstService Residential

Linda Prexler

E: linda.prexler@fsresidential.com

Seniors, Families, Singles

Sorrento—Pinnacle Living

at Capstan Village

8688 Hazelbridge Way & 3333 Sexsmith Road

11 1, 2, & 3

Pinnacle International

Jasmina Vujovic

P: 604-602-7747

E: tenantservices@pinnacleinternational.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

South Estates

8800 Hazelbridge Way 17 1, 2, & 3

Prompton Real Estate Services

Terri Shi

E: affordablehousing@prompton.bc.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

Spark

4033 May Drive 6 1&2 Sean Hu

E: SeanHu168@gmail.com Seniors, Families, Singles

Tempo

7688/7708 Alderbridge Way &

5619 Cedarbridge Way

14 1&2

Amacon

Sabine Bartels-Tolkien

P: 604-602-7700

Seniors, Families, Singles

Torino – Pinnacle Living at Capstan

Village

8699 Hazelbridge Way

12 1, 2, & 3

Pinnacle International

Jasmina Vujovic

P: 604-602-7747

E: tenantservices@pinnacleinternational.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

Trafalgar Square

9551 Alexandra Road 6 Studio, 1 & 2

Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens

Housing Society

Milan Kljajic

E: manager@richmondkiwanis.ca

Seniors (at least one

tenant must be over 60).

Viewstar Lot A

3331 No. 3 Road & 8199 Capstan Way 21 Studio, 1 & 2

Yuanheng Holdings Ltd

Wayne Ye

E: rental@yuanheng.ca

Seniors, Families, Singles

BC Housing Rent Supplement Programs

BC Housing develops, manages and administers a wide range of affordable housing options across the province.

BC Housing also offers rent supplement programs, which provide financial assistance towards rent payments for

eligible residents.

How to Apply

Information about eligibility and about the application process can be found on BC Housing’s website or by mail.

More details can be found in the table below.

Program Description Eligible Tenant Groups Information on Eligibility and How

to Apply

Shelter Aid for Elderly

Renters (SAFER)

Provides eligible seniors with monthly financial

assistance to help with their rent payments.

Eligible seniors are over the age of 60, reside in British

Columbia on a permanent basis, and pay more than

30% of monthly income towards the rent of their home.

Seniors (age 60+) Apply online, in-person, or by mail.

Details on eligibility and application can

be found at: https://www.bchousing.org/

Rental Assistance

Program (RAP)

Provides eligible low-income households with monthly

assistance with their rent.

Families must have a total before-tax household income

of $40,000 or less, were working at some point in the

last year, and have at least one dependent child.

Low-income families Apply online, in-person, or by mail.

Details on eligibility and application can

be found at: https://www.bchousing.org

 

City of Richmond Affordable Housing Strategy 2017–2027

Since the City’s first Affordable Housing Strategy was adopted in 2007, the City of Richmond in partnership with

other stakeholders, has supported the creation of more than 2,000 new affordable housing units for residents.

The Affordable Housing Strategy 2017–2027 guides the City’s response to creating and maintaining safe, suitable

and affordable housing options for Richmond residents. A central focus of the Strategy is to ensure that the City

is successful in providing a range of housing options for households of different ages, family types and incomes.

The affordable housing options included in this guide are for individuals who fall under one or more of the priority

groups identified in the Strategy, including:

• Families

• Low-to-moderate income households

• Persons with disabilities

• Seniors

• Vulnerable groups

For more information on affordable housing in Richmond, please visit

https://www.richmond.ca/services/communitysocialdev/affordablehousing/overview.htm.

In addition to supporting the creation of affordable housing units for residents, the City in partnership with

Community Associations and Societies provides the Recreation Fee Subsidy Program as well as many low cost and

no cost recreation opportunities. For more information, visit the City’s website at www.richmond.ca.

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Source:  City of Richmond