Renting a Home or Apartment

rentingThere are a number of property management companies that have everything from one bedroom apartments and townhouses to mobile homes and houses available for rent.  Some locations accept pets and allow smoking, while others do not.  Please inform the Property Management company when filling out the application whether or not this applies to your situation.

Where to look: 

Here are a few local listings:
  • FSJ Now Classifieds:  This is a large listing of apartments, townhouses, duplexes, rooms and houses for rent.
  • Alaska Highway News Classifieds: This local newspaper lists a few rental properties.
  • Northeast News Classifieds.  This weekly local newspaper lists rental properites in the classifieds section.
  • Click here for a list of Property Management and Rental Agencies in Fort St. John.

In order to rent any property, please ensure you have:

  • Completed the Property Management company's Application Form  
  • Photocopy of a piece of ID (passport, driver license, Social Insurance Number card, BC ID, etc)
  • Previous landlord references
  • Employment references
  • Proof of employment or proof of means of support
  • Personal references
  • Damage Deposit Payment (varies depending on Property Management company).

Before you move in:

  • Make sure you have signed tenancy agreement
  • Check for and note any damage
  • Arrange for utilities (hydro, natural gas)
  • Buy property insurance
  • Arrange for phone, television and Internet service

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. can help you to fill out any forms, if you have any questions please feel free to contact us at 250-785-5323 Ext. 22

For a step-by-step guide on renting a home, visit the Canadian Housing and Mortgage Coorporation website.  For information in different languages, click here.

For more information on renting property in British Columbia, visit BC Housing:

Property Management Companies:

Sterling Management
10151 100 St.
Phone: 250-785-2829
Find on a map.

Li-Car Management Group
9908 96 Avenue
Phone: 250-785-2662
Find on a map.

Action Property Management
#201 9711 100 Avenue
Find on a map.

Ridgeview Village
100 8503 85 Avenue
Phone: 250-787-5229
Find on a map.

Huntington Place Co-op
#77 8303 92 Avenue
Phone: 250-785-7557
Find on a map.

Woodsmere Holdings Corporation
#105 8511 86 Street
Phone: 250-787-7272
Find on a map.

Contact Us

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S.U.C.C.E.S.S. - Fort St John Office
Suite 209, 10142 – 101 Avenue
Fort St. John, BC V1J 2B3

Telephone:  250 785-5323
Fax:  250 785-5687
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