The Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) addresses community and regional priorities through their funding programs. They help residents and communities take action on issues that are important to them and offer funding and support programs.
The Province of British Columbia provides various assistance programs for citizens. These include home adaptions, renovation tax credits,
Adapting your home in small ways can help you stay safer and more independent. Simply installing handrails and bathtub grab bars can help prevent falls and related injuries.
Home Adaptations for Independence helps low-income seniors and people with disabilities finance home modifications for accessible, safe and independent living. Eligible homeowners, renters and landlords can receive up to $20,000 per home in the form of a forgivable loan.
The BC Seniors' Home Renovation Tax Credit is a refundable personal income tax credit to assist individuals aged 65 and over with the cost of certain permanent home renovations, effective for the 2012 and subsequent tax years.
The LiveSmart BC Efficiency Incentive Program gives B.C. homeowners cash back for making energy efficient improvements to their homes. An energy efficient home will help you save money, increase your comfort, and reduce your impact on the environment.
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Green Home Program helps make energy-efficient housing more affordable.
There are a number of programs available for Affordable Housing through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) which increase the supply of affordable housing, foster safe independent living and improve housing affordability.