Community Housing

Community Housing is a subsidized rental program. It provides housing to families and individuals who have a low or modest income. Program funding comes from the federal, provincial, and municipal governments.

Applications are available below under Contacts.

 

Eligibility

Eligibility for Community Housing is based on a provincial point-scoring criteria to ensure housing opportunities are provided to those most in need. Need is determined by income, assets, and current housing condition (Core Need Income Threshold). Eligible applicants will be placed on the Community Social Housing waiting list.

Please note that each municipality under our Community and Affordable Housing program may consider different specifications for eligibility. To determine your eligibility, please contact the appropriate Service Centre for your area.

Rental Costs

Rent is based on 30% of a households adjusted income and includes heat, water, and sewer expenses.

The tenant is responsible for electricity, telephone, and cable television, as well as any additional services (i.e., parking, personal insurance).

FAQs

How do I know if Im eligible?
Eligibility for Affordable & Community Housing is based on need. For more information about criteria, please contact the appropriate Service Centre.

After I apply, how long will it take for me to be offered a place?
Your place on the waiting list is determined by need. Available spaces are offered to those with the greatest need.

Can I smoke in my apartment/townhouse?
It depends on the building. You can discuss this when you submit your application.

Are pets allowed?
It depends on the building. You can discuss this when you submit your application.

Are my personal belongings covered under the managements insurance coverage?
All tenants are responsible for insuring their personal possessions and for having liability insurance.

Contacts

Income & Employment Verification Form  (to be filled out if you are employed)

Camrose Service Centre
5303 -47 Avenue
Camrose, AB  T4V 1Y6
Tel:     780-679-2002
Email: Housing.Camrose@bethanygrp.ca

  Application Form  


Lacombe Service Centre (includes Bentley & Blackfalds)

4622 C&E Trail
Lacombe, AB  T4L 1M9
Tel:     403-782-4118
Email: Housing.Lacombe@bethanygrp.ca 

Application Form  


Ponoka/Rimbey Service Centre  (through the Lacombe Office)

Tel:     403-782-4118
Email: Housing.Lacombe@bethanygrp.ca 

  Application Form


Red Deer Service Centre (includes Sylvan Lake, Innisfail)

#302, 4719 - 48 Avenue
Red Deer, AB  T4N 3T1
Tel:     403-343-2177
Email: admin@rdha.ab.ca 

Application Form


Wetaskiwin Service Centre (includes Millet)

300, 4501 - 60 Street
Wetaskiwin, AB  T9A 1X7
Tel:     780-352-4435
Fax:   780-352-4458
Email: Housing.Wetaskiwin@bethanygrp.ca 

  Application Form