MCFD Rent Supplement applications are back! Eligible young adults will be able to apply for the second intake on March 6, 2023 at 8:00 AM until March 20, 2023 at 11:59 PM on the MCFD Youth Transitions Housing Supports website.
Through this program, eligible young adults can access a $600-a-month rent supplement for up to two years. We encourage eligible young adults to apply. The rent supplement is needs-based in order to prioritize the most vulnerable young adults, and will be on a first come-first served basis once Indigeneity and income criteria are determined.
Young adults who are considering applying are encouraged to consult the Housing Supports FAQs and prepare key documents needed for the application.
Young adults can apply for the Rent Supplement program if:
1. They are between the ages of 19 to 26 (up until their 27th birthday); and
2.They meet at least ONE of the following criteria:
- Are eligible for the Agreements with Young Adults program; OR
- Spent 24 cumulative months in any care status; OR
- Were adopted or had their custody permanently transferred to someone other than their parent between ages 12 to 19.
Eligible young adults will need to be renting in the private rental market in B.C.
If young adults are on an AYA/TSA they are eligible for the MCFD rent supplement.
Additional Information and Resources:
Youth Transitions Housing Supports Webpage
Housing Supports Infographic
Youth Transitions Implementation Roadmap