Effective July 11, 2021, Saskatchewan entered Step Three of the Re-Opening Roadmap and the public health order relative to COVID-19 was lifted. All restrictions related to the public health order were removed as of that date.

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Housing Development Opportunity

Saskatchewan Housing Corporation's (SHC) Expression of Interest (EOI) provides an opportunity for non-profit organizations and Indigenous governments and organizations to lease an SHC-owned property in one of the province's largest centres (Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, North Battleford or Yorkton) to provide safe, stable and affordable housing and support services to clients who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Stable housing is a key factor to increasing the health, education and well-being of citizens and are identified in the Housing Strategy for Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Poverty Reduction Strategy, the Saskatchewan Disability Strategy, the Mental Health and Addictions Plan and the Plan to End Homeless.

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1. Benefits

For Clients:

  • Provides families or individuals with affordable rental housing and support services that are responsive to their needs.
  • Increases independence.

For Eligible Organizations

  • Provides an opportunity to provide housing and support services to their clients without the capital cost of property and owning their own units.
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2. Eligibility

Organizations are eligible if they are:

  • Registered non-profit corporation under The Non-profit Corporations Act, 1995 in the province of Saskatchewan. National non-profits not registered in Saskatchewan may be eligible to apply.
  • Indigenous governments and organizations, which include First Nations Bands, Tribal Councils and Métis organizations.

Applicants can partner with other organizations, including property management companies, in order to make the partnership sustainable.

Client Eligibility:

  • Clients must be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Clients' rents must be based on the shelter benefit for Saskatchewan Income Supplement (SIS) and Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) rates, or rent geared to income (RGI).
  • The client's income must not exceed the Saskatchewan Housing Income Maximum (SHIM) – Low*:
One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$37,000 $46,000 $55,500 $67,000
*As of July 1, 2020 (subject to change)
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3. Current Partnership Opportunities

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Closing date: August 11, 2021

Partnership opportunities are posted in the spring.

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4. How to Apply

Submit a two-page proposal to SHC by email at EOI.SHC@gov.sk.ca by the closing date with the following information:

  • the target households the project will support;
  • the demonstrated need and demand for the type of project;
  • how the safety, security and cultural needs of clients will be met;
  • what support services will be provided to clients, the expected outcomes, and how those services will be funded;
  • a lease proposal, including clients' estimated income and rent levels;
  • how the proposal will be financially sustainable, including operational funding; and
  • the organization's property management experience. If the organization does not have property management experience, it should consider partnering with an organization that has property management experience.

The EOI proposals must also include the organization's:

  • contact information;
  • corporation branch number; and
  • current profile report.
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5. Further Information

Contact SHC for further information or assistance completing your EOI proposal. It is recommended that you contact SHC at least two weeks before the closing date with any questions about applying.

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