HousingAlberta Senior Citizens’ Housing Registry
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Home Repair Programs:
Alberta Residential Access Modification Program (RAMP) – used for low to moderate individuals who need to adapt their homes for a wheelchair. http://www.seniors.gov.ab.ca/housing/family_special/supportive_housing/existing_programs/index.asp#RAMP
Emergency Repair Program (ERP)
This program provides a grant up to $6,000 for repairs such as wood stoves, chimneys, foundation, fire protection, etc.
Home Adaptations for Seniors’ Independence (HASI)
The program provides low-income seniors 65 years and older a forgivable loan for adaptations such as handrails, grab bars, deadbolts, lowering kitchen cupboards, etc. Funds are also available to the owners of rental units.
Homeowner Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program - Homeowner RRAP
This program is for low-income individuals regardless of the age of the occupants. The program provides an income-based forgivable loan.
Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) — Secondary/Garden Suite
This program is to assist in the creation of affordable housing for low-income seniors and adults with a disability by providing financial assistance to convert/develop existing residential properties.