A living room in a shared home
You’ll want to find a great place to live while you enjoy life in British Columbia and train for a rewarding future. We’re here to help

We’ll Help You Find a Comfortable Place to Live

Focus College can support our international students in their search for accommodation during their educational stay with us. To support us in a successful search for housing, please inform us at least 1–2 months in advance of your travel to Canada.

Before Obtaining Housing

Focus College recommends that you wait until you receive your acceptance confirmation letter before starting your search for accommodations.

Focus College can assist our students by providing resources to help find accommodation prior to their arrival to Canada.

Housing is subject to availability and the sooner we know about your arrival the sooner we can assist you with resources so that your search to find housing is simplified.

Rental Costs

Cost of rent depends on location, size of space and the condition of the home. Every housing lease or contract is different and may include or exclude certain items. Electricity, Internet, TV and phone are usually extra fees. It’s always best to start your housing search early.

You can find shared accommodation for around $650–$850/month.

If you have any questions regarding housing, please contact or call us at (250) 861-5808.

Two Housing Options

Shared Accomodation

We can help direct you to resources and tools to help you find shared housing with a roommate which will help you save money each month. We will require 1–2 months notice to be able to help you with your housing needs.

Host Family

This type of accommodation allows students to live with a local family. Students will have access to amenities in the home such as laundry, Internet and meals which are included in the homestay costs. Homestay families provide students with the opportunity to experience local family life and culture. It’s also a great way to practice your English and be part of family life away from your own family.

Focus College does not offer host family options at this time.

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