Seniors Near Market Apartments Eligibility & Application


To be eligible for apartment living you must fit the following criteria:

  • 65 years of age or older. 
  • An applicant has a total annual income below the Income Threshold established for Strathcona County and Fort Saskatchewan of less than $44,000.00 per year for a single bedroom unit and less than $54,000.00 per year for a two bedroom unit.
  • 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
  • Any applicants currently listed on the Government of Alberta’s high-risk offender list will be ineligible for housing at any HHF facility.


To apply for apartment living please complete the following Application for Accommodation:

Application for Accommodation

Application Steps

  1. Fill out the application form.
  2. Please include a copy of your most recent income tax notice of assessment along with your application.
  3. Mail your completed application package. Our mailing address is:

    918 Bison Way, Sherwood Park, AB, T8H 2C4
         Fax: (780) 467-7018

  4. Call 780-400-3600 to book an interview. You may bring your application with you at this time.

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

Did you know that rent that is more than 30% of income is considered unaffordable? Heartland Housing Foundation encourages all applicants to consider their risks related to unaffordability. CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR SUSTAINABLE TENANCY EVALUTION RESOURCE.