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Housing

Applications can be picked up at 3965 Dumfries Street or faxed to you.

Application Process

  • Determine if you are eligible (see Subsidized Housing Guidelines)
  • Fill out your application
  • Drop off, fax or email your application (will be available online in summer 2012)
  • Waitlist priority and application # assignment
  • Receive confirmation of information
  • It is your responsibility to keep us informed of any changes to your contact or status information

Tenant Selection

  • Vacancy
  • Selection based on criteria

If you are an applicant being considered for a unit or a current HSLS tenant, YOU ARE required to provide proof of income and/or assets in order to determine your eligibility for subsidy assistance as well as your Tenant Rent Contribution.

AS PER BC HOUSING GUIDELINES FOR SUBSIDISED HOUSING

Listed below are Verification of Income forms applicable to any household member receiving income. Please have the applicable forms completed by whomever you receive your income from (example: Employment Insurance, Band Funding, Employer, Pension or BC Benefits) and mail or fax the forms along with copies of the following:

  • A copy of 3 months of recent pay stubs and or proof of income and employment letter, if applicable
  • Pension cheque stub(s), if applicable
  • A copy of the bank statement and or deposit book (if directly deposited only)
  • E.I. stub(s), and or proof of benefits letter, if applicable
  • The latest copy of a Canada Customs & Revenue Agency assessment confirmation (This is the confirmation of a tax return filed and income declared that is received from the Government of Canada after filing a tax return).

The following forms will be available for download:

  • Verification of Income - BC Benefits Earnings
  • Verification of Income - E.I. Benefits, Sponsored Students, Job Creation Programs
  • Verification of Income - Employment Earnings
  • Verification of Income - Pension Earnings
  • Call for interview
  • Review of applicants
  • Selection of applicants
  • Notification of applicants
  • Intent to rent form
  • Suite viewing and tenancy agreement meeting
  • Move in inspection

Termination of Tenancy

  • Notice to vacate (30 days) Must be in on the last day of the month
  • Damage Deposit (amount dependant on suite condition) will be return within 15 days of a clear move out inspection

Rent Calculation policy

  • Rent will be calculated from the first day of Each month
  • Prorated will be based on day of move in/equally upon occupancy till move out
  • Damage Deposit is due prior to or upon move in

Procurement policy

HSLS has an established list of approved contractors to call in case of emergency:

  • Approved Contractors.....

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