Heart River Housing offers family housing across 10 communities.
These units provide subsidized rates for low to moderate income families.
Applicants are given priority based on need, as determined by income, assets, and current housing condition. (Please refer to “Core Need Income Thresholds” under tenant information).
As per Social Housing Accommodation Regulation 244/1994, a tenant's rent, which includes heat, water and sewer, is based on 30% of a household's adjusted monthly income. The tenant is responsible for electricity, telephone and cable/satellite. Rates and eligibility are reviewed annually.
It is our pleasure to welcome you as tenants with Heart River Housing (HRH). We hope you will find your home comfortable and suited to your family’s needs.
For your convenience, this booklet provides useful information and answers some of the more commonly asked questions.
Please refer to this booklet for general information about your tenancy and your subsidized rent. If you need more details about anything presented in this handbook, please contact HRH office directly.
The RAB subsidy is provided directly to the recipient. The landlord is not involved in this type of subsidy program. Applicants who qualify for this program will receive a monthly rental subsidy (maximum $400.00) to assist them with paying their rent. Generally, recipients must pay 30% of their income towards their monthly rent and the program will pay the balance of the rent owing provided that it does not exceed the allowable maximum according to their needs. Monthly proof of rent payment is required.
Household income is reviewed annually by Heart River Housing.
Applicants are required to complete a standard application for accommodation form.
The Affordable Housing Program offers rental units at a set monthly rate.
Eligibility is determined by income, assets, and current housing condition.
A tenant's rent, includes heat, water and sewer, rents are adjusted to be 20% below market rent. The tenant is responsible for electricity, telephone and cable/satellite. Eligibility is reviewed annually.