Because of continued support within the community, we have continued our mission of assisting vulnerable families who are cost-burdened or in crisis, keep their housing. Our Annual Homestyle Breakfast fundraiser, which has for the past ten years been an essential part of our annual fundraising efforts, did not occur due to the pandemic. Consequently, our…

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BY: Nick Falvo| February 20, 2020 SOURCE: Nick Falvo Consulting ORIGINAL: Link   On February 27, the UCP Government of Jason Kenney will table its second budget. With that in mind, here are 10 things to know about subsidized rental housing in Alberta: Housing need has been increasing in Alberta. The percentage of Alberta households…

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First of all I would like to thank all those who helped me continue living here in St albert. I was paying almost all my money I was making from my job to rent. It was the hardest part of my life. I had a vision to get my children into school that would give them…

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I lost everything, my home, and my heirlooms were sold to buy staples like toilet paper and milk. Let me tell you, as a proud woman, having to depend on St. Albert housing society, and it’s support agency, are the ONLY reason my daughter and I are not on the streets. You do what you…

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First two buildings in St. Albert receive “crime-free” designation by RCMP Last week’s budget deliberations at city hall rendered wins for some city groups and losses for others. On the winning side were branch library proponents and city ice users. Council voted in favour of building new library space and a new arena. On the…

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Last week’s budget deliberations at city hall rendered wins for some city groups and losses for others. On the winning side were branch library proponents and city ice users. Council voted in favour of building new library space and a new arena. On the losing side was St. Albert’s working poor when council decided to…

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Her voice thick with emotion, Holly Burton stood in front of a crowd of nearly 400 people and told a heartfelt story of loss,depression and struggle. Burton, a single mother and a participant of the St. Albert Housing Society’s HOMEconnection program, was one of the speakers highlighting the importance of affordable housing during the society’s annual…

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Architect Avi Friedman decries North American stigma toward affordable housing. An interview by the St. Albert Gazette and Dr. Avi Friedman. Known around the world as Canada’s guru on housing innovation and urban design, architect Avi Friedman was named by international design magazine, Wallpaper, as one of the top 10 people “most likely to change…

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