Seniors 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 Core Need Income Threshold (CNIT) established for Strathcona County of less than $41,000.00 per year for a single bedroom unit and couples for a two bedroom apartment less than $51,500.00 per year.
  • 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 unless approved by Management
  • Scooters and Electric Wheel Chairs are allowed upon approval by Management
  • All Apartment Facilities are smoke free for new occupants after February 1, 2007

Application

To apply for apartment living please complete the following Application for Accommodation and a confidential Medical Report Form.

Application for Accommodation

Medical Report Form

Application Steps

  1. Fill out the application form.
  2. Have your doctor complete the medical form and return it to the location you are applying for along with your application. Our mailing address is:
    • 914 Bison Way Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2C4
  3. Please include a copy of your most recent income tax notice of assessment, along with your application and medical form.

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