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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. 

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.

Handbook 

and Agreement

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.

Tenant Handbook 

Download Handbook 

Payors PAD Agreement

Download Agreement

Donnelly

Donnelly, Alberta

Site Manager

Cherie Schulz
P.O. Box 537
Falher, Alberta
T0H 1M0

Enilda

Enilda, Alberta

Site Manager

Jolene McNabb
P.O. Box 909
High Prairie, Alberta
T0G 1E0

Falher

Falher, Alberta

Site Manager

Cherie Schulz
P.O. Box 537
Falher, Alberta
T0H 1M0

Fox Creek

Fox Creek, Alberta

Site Manager

Jenn Taylor
P.O. Box 610
Fox Creek, Alberta
T0H 1P0

Grouard

Grouard, Alberta

Site Manager

Jolene McNabb
P.O. Box 909
High Prairie, Alberta
T0G 1E0

High Prairie

High Prairie, Alberta

Site Manager

Jolene McNabb
P.O. Box 909
High Prairie, Alberta
T0G 1E0

Kinuso

Kinuso, Alberta

Site Manager

Jolene McNabb
P.O. Box 909
High Prairie, Alberta
T0G 1E0

McLennan

McLennan, Alberta

Site Manager

Cherie Schulz
P.O. Box 537
Falher, Alberta
T0H 1M0

Valleyview

Valleyview, Alberta

Site Manager

Kathy Denny
P.O. Box 1110
Valleyview, Alberta
T0H 3N0

Basic

 Rents

  1. Rent is based on 30% of gross total combined household income.
  2. Heat, water, waste removal and sewer costs are included in the rent.
  3. Electricity costs will be charged to the tenant.
  4. Household incomes and circumstances are reviewed annually by HRH to determine continued
    eligibility and the rent amount for the coming year.
  5. Tenants are responsible for advising HRH of income changes and changes in household composition,
    throughout the year.

Rent 

Assistance

RENT ASSISTANCE BENEFIT (RAB)

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 $600.00) 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.

Other 

Programs

Affordable Housing

Fox Creek, High Prairie

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.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to complete a standard application form. You may pick up an application form from the Heart River Housing Site Manager in your municipality. You may also request an application be sent to you by calling 780-523-5282.

Applications are assessed based on need, those greatest in need being placed in available units first.

You may download and print an application form by clicking on the link below. Please complete the application and submit it to the Heart River Housing Site Manager at one of the locations shown above.
 
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