Affordable Workforce Rental Housing Exclusion Criteria

Applicants who meet eligibility and qualifications may be excluded from consideration for LCAHS rental housing, if any of the following apply:
  • Unsatisfactory tenancy history (based on landlord references, receipt of notices to end tenancies, or review of past tenancies in subsidized housing).
  • Providing false or fraudulent information.
  • Failure to provide documents as requested, or consent as needed to verify information provided and to determine eligibility.
  • Unable to demonstrate an ability to pay rent and/or failure to apply for and receive income from income programs, such as, but not limited to, the Ministry of Social Development or the Canada Pension Plan.
  • Debt to a subsidized housing provider in B.C.
  • Do not meet residency requirements.
  • Unable to live independently
  • Do not meet defined household groups
  • Deliberately worsened current housing situation.
  • Demonstration of unacceptable behaviours either in relation to a tenancy or in the community at large that may threaten the health, safety or right of peaceful enjoyment of a community by others.
  • If there is cause to believe that a household member is engaging in or has a history of criminal activity that may threaten the health, safety or right of peaceful enjoyment of the community by others, including the manufacturing or production of illegal drugs.
Note: Applicants who may be potentially excluded based on any of the above will be given an opportunity to provide additional information and/or documentation in support of their application to demonstrate suitability as a potential tenant. Each application and supporting documents shall be evaluated on its own merit. Mandatory exclusion criteria LCAHS will not accept applications from individuals or members of a household that have been convicted of or who have outstanding charges related to sexual interference with a child and/or possession of child pornography.