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   Address: 200 1 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1M3

   Phone: 403-263-1686

Check the eligibility requirements and get details on how to apply for accommodation

Seniors Affordable Apartments Eligibility & Application

Eligibility

To be eligible for apartment living you must fit the following criteria:

 

  • 65 years of age or older. 
  • A Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant.
  • Have a Core Housing Need defined as:
  • An applicant is unable to acquire or maintain adequate or suitable accommodation without paying more than 30% of their total annual income for accommodation, AND the applicant has a total annual income below the Income Threshold established for City of Calgary of less than $49,000.00 per year for a single bedroom.
  • Functionally independent with assistance of community based services.
  • Functional independence is defined as physically, mentally and emotionally able to look after their own personal needs and be able to interact socially with other residents and includes:
  • Managing personal medications
  • Maintaining appropriate personal hygiene
  • Maintaining an appropriate diet
  • Ability to maintain their suite in a safe, clean and tidy condition
  • Ability to live amicably with fellow residents
  • Willingness to follow tenancy agreement and guidelines
  • Under Age Applicants – Special Circumstances
  • If a situation arises where a vacant unit exists, and there are no interested eligible, applicants 65 and over, to fill the vacancy, the Foundation may lower the age eligibility.
  • All other eligibility criteria remain in effect.
  • No pets are allowed
  • Electric Wheel Chairs are allowed upon approval by Management
  • All Apartment Facilities are smoke free
  • Any applicants currently listed on the Government of Alberta’s high-risk offender list will be ineligible for housing.

 

Application

Application Steps

    1. Fill out the application form

    2.   Please include a copy of your most recent income tax notice of assessment along with your application.

    3.   Your completed application package can be mailed to us.

 

  Our mailing address is: 200 1st SW Calgary, AB T2P 1M3

 

  If you require additional information not provided in the Application package please do not hesitate to contact us.    

 

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