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Affordable Housing Development

Expression of Interest

Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) is seeking proposals for:

Applicants should be organizations with expertise in developing and managing rental housing projects for hard-to-house households (households that have difficulty obtaining or maintaining stable housing because of disability, addictions, or mental health conditions.

Organizations are invited to submit a three-page proposal outlining their project to SHC. SHC will evaluate proposals and invite successful organizations to submit a full application for capital funding.

Opening date: February 1, 2024

Closing date: 5 p.m., February 29, 2024


1. Funding

The funding for this Request for EOI is from the Rental Development Program (RDP). The RDP provides one-time capital funding to assist in the development of affordable rental units for households with low incomes. The RDP provides a forgivable loan of up to 70 per cent of the total eligible capital cost.


2. Eligibility

Eligible organizations include:

  • the community housing sector, such as non-profit housing organizations and rental cooperatives;
  • community-based service providers;
  • municipal governments and their agencies;
  • Indigenous governments and organizations, which include First Nations Bands, Tribal Councils and Métis organizations; and
  • private entrepreneurs, builders and developers.

Applicants may partner with other organizations, including property management companies, for project sustainability and submit a joint proposal with the partner organization.

The project must be targeted to clients who:

  • have difficulty obtaining or maintaining secure housing.
  • live in the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District;
  • have incomes not exceeding the Saskatchewan Housing Income Maximum (SHIM)-Low.


One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
Disability $46,600 $57,500 $68,400 $89,100
No Disability $40,500 $50,000 $59,500 $77,500

*As of July 1, 2023 (subject to change)


3. How to Apply

Submit your completed three-page proposal to SHC by email at by February 29, 2024, with the following information:

  • physical characteristics of your proposed project – or If the request is for a partnership with SHC, the physical characteristics of the units you are seeking;
  • 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; and
  • the estimated budget.

Proposals must also include the organization’s:

  • contact information; and
  • capacity and experience developing and operating housing.

4. Further Information

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

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