Housing

UNBC Housing Registry

Dear UNBC Students,

In an effort to alleviate the housing crunch many of you are facing in your search for accommodation in the Terrace area, we asked Members and Friends of the UNBC-Northwest Community to consider renting out their basement suite, or renting out a room in a shared house, or even making a winterized RV available.

The response has been heartening!  We have created an ongoing Housing Registry, which we are making available to those of you seeking housing this Fall and in the coming months.

Incoming or returning UNBC Students are asked to please contact Alma Avila to request a PDF copy of the Housing Registry:

Check back often!  We are continually updating the Registry as we receive new listings.  If you do not see what you are looking for, contact Alma to let her know what you are looking for and she will notify you when something more suitable comes along.

Best Regards,

UNBC NW – Terrace Campus

Know Your Rights

We recommend you take time to review information on renting in Canada, leases, tenants’ rights, and dealing with landlords.  Knowledge and preparation are key.

*UNBC is providing this as a resource for students and accepts no responsibility for any arrangement(s) made between Tenants and Landlords.


Dear Prospective Landlords,

If you can make space available for a student, or for more information, please contact Alma Avila, by phone at 250-615-5578, or by e-mail at avila@unbc.ca.  Please be prepared to provide contact information and basic details about the housing opportunity available (type of accommodation, its address, monthly rent, private or shared facilities, etc.).  We will make this information available to students, and will let them contact you directly.

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides information to help you understand your rights and responsibilities under British Columbia's Residential Tenancy Act and Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act.  Unless the unit you are renting is shared accommodation - such as bathroom, living room or cooking facilities - you cannot specify gender in your advertisement. Please see the BC Human Rights Coalition or Section 10(2)(a) of BC’s Human Rights Code for further details.

Best Regards,

UNBC NW – Terrace Campus

*UNBC is providing this as a resource for students and accepts no responsibility for any arrangement(s) made between Tenants and Landlords.