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Affordable Housing Development

Expression of Interest

Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) is seeking proposals for:

  • the development of affordable rental housing; and
  • the development or repair of emergency shelters specifically intended for victims of domestic violence.

Applicants should be organizations with expertise in managing rental housing projects and/or providing support services for hard-to-house households. Housing and service providers may partner with each other and submit a joint proposal.

Projects may be new construction, conversion, or acquisition and renovation.

Projects must target tenants with annual before-tax household incomes within the income limits established by SHC.

Closing date: 5:00 p.m., January 30, 2023


1. Benefits

For clients:

  • provides affordable housing for people who have the greatest difficulty obtaining or maintaining suitable, adequate or affordable housing;
  • provides support services and/or barrier-free and accessible units for tenants; and/or
  • provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.

For eligible organizations:

  • provides funding for affordable rental housing projects; and/or
  • provides funding for the construction or repair of emergency shelter units for victims of domestic violence.

2. Eligibility

Organizations are eligible to apply if they are incorporated in Saskatchewan and are in good standing with SHC.

The project must be targeted to clients who:

  • have difficulty obtaining or maintaining secure or affordable housing; and
  • have incomes at or below the Saskatchewan Household Income Maximum (SHIM) – Low.


One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
Disability $43,700 $54,600 $65,600 $77,100
No Disability $38,000 $47,500 $57,000 $67,000

*As of July 1, 2022 (subject to change)

The project must be located in communities:

  • with populations over 5,000;
  • within the Northern Administration District; or
  • with demonstrated housing need.

3. How to Apply

Submit the completed three-page proposal to SHC by email at by January 30, 2023, with the following information:

  • physical characteristics of your proposed project;
  • demographics of the targeted tenant, including estimated income levels;
  • the support services that will be provided to clients (if applicable);
  • partnerships with other service or housing agencies (if applicable);
  • community where the project will be located;
  • evidence of need and demand for the project;
  • how the project aligns with government priorities identified in The Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan, The Saskatchewan Disability Strategy or The Poverty Reduction Strategy;
  • details that demonstrate the long-term financial viability of the project;
  • the estimated budget for the project;
  • amount of funding being requested from SHC; and
  • the funding program being applied for (Rental Development Program or the Shelter Enhancement Program).

Proposals must also include the organization's:

  • contact information; and
  • capacity and experience developing and providing housing services.

4. Further Information

For more information or assistance completing your EOI proposal, contact SHC at 1-866-245-5758. If you want to apply but have questions, we recommend you contact SHC at least two weeks before the closing date.

If you are interested in applying for partnership opportunities that use existing SHC-owned properties to house clients who require support services, please contact Chris Grosy at 306-787-7084 or

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