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The Rental Development Program (RDP) provides one-time capital funding to help housing organizations develop affordable rental housing units for households with low incomes. The RDP is funded by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC).
The RDP provides a forgivable loan up to 70 per cent of the total eligible capital cost.
SHC secures the forgivable loan with a registered interest on the title until the loan is fully forgiven.
An organization is eligible to apply if it:
The organization must demonstrate that its project's housing units are targeted to and affordable for households with an annual gross income at or below the Saskatchewan Household Income Maximum (SHIM)-Low:
*As of July 1, 2021 (subject to change)
Visit the Affordable Housing Development page to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI).
After assessing the submitted EOIs , SHC will invite select organizations to submit an RDP Application Package. Successful applicants will receive a conditional approval letter.
Organizations must enter into a project development and operating agreement (PDOA) with SHC before starting construction.
Contact SHC at 1-866-245-5758 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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