To be eligible to apply for our affordable housing units, you must first meet the eligibility requirements.
There are two criteria for eligibility that you must meet.
1. INCOME LIMITS
The maximum allowable gross income depends on family size/composition and unit size offered to the client. Total household income (line 150 on your income tax return) cannot exceed the 'Core Need Income Thresholds' as set by the Province of Alberta on an annual basis.
The 2021 CNIT for Cochrane are as follows:
One Bedroom: $43,500
Two Bedroom: $53,500
Three Bedroom: $58,500
2. CURRENT RESIDENCE
Applicants must currently live or work in Cochrane or Western Rocky View County, and have lived or worked in these areas for at least 6 months.
Some utilities may be included in the rent depending on the unit. Tenants are responsible for paying their own cable, telephone and internet. Each unit is allotted one parking stall. Smoking is NOT permitted in any of the units. Small pets may be allowed. Exceptions to this include service and guide dogs who are properly registered.