A Glimpse Into Your HomeSpace

Abbeydale

This building was acquired in April 2012 and has a special care facility permit that can serve 21 residents. The total project cost was $1.22 million of which the Government of Alberta provided $857,803 and David Bissett contributed $372,000. The Alex has a lease agreement to provide housing with supports to residents.

Acadia: Acadia Place

With mainly two- and three-bedroom units, this housing complex has 58 units ideally suited for families. This complex was purchased in September 2009 using $6,759,701 from the Government of Alberta, $724,000 from The City of Calgary and a $3.15 million mortgage, of which $2.2 million was paid off in 2016 through the RESOLVE Campaign and KAIROS Calgary. KAIROS Calgary also helps with building projects and resident support. CUPS provides resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Bankview

Singles, couples and small families reside in this 27-unit apartment building. The building was purchased in April 2010 with $2,988,833 from the Government of Alberta, $97,500 from David Bissett and a mortgage of $1.17 million. CUPS provides resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Beltline: Stepping Stone Manor

This property was purchased to construct a 30-unit building for singles. Total project cost was $5.61 million and occupancy was granted in June 2016. This building was made possible through a Government of Alberta grant and the RESOLVE Campaign (Cedarglen Living Inc.). There is an agreement with Calgary Alternative Support Services for resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Bowness: Longbow

This building has 26 units for singles, couples and small families. The building was purchased in April 2010 with funding of $2,294,999 from the Government of Alberta, a $936,000 mortgage and a donation from David Bissett of $39,000. CUPS provides resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Bridgeland

This 11-unit building was purchased in January 2010 with $770,000 from The City of Calgary and a $76,000 donation from Brian and Anne O’Leary. There is an agreement with Alberta Health Services to provide resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Capitol Hill: Francis Manor

Very-low income singles live in this 27-unit building. The building was purchased in March 2011 using $2,620,934 from the Government of Alberta, $202,500 from David Bissett and financing of $930,000. There is an agreement with Alpha House to provide resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Capitol Hill: Sheftel Court

This Habitat for Humanity complex called Sheftel Court was developed in 2008 for low-income families. Families own the buildings through the Habitat for Humanity program, and HomeSpace owns the land and leases it to Habitat for Humanity.

Cliff Bungalow

Very low-income singles who were formerly at risk of or experiencing homelessness and suffering from addictions reside in this building with 15 apartments. The building was purchased for a total project cost of $2.27 million in May 2011, using $1.59 million from The City of Calgary, $380,000 from David Bissett and $300,000 from the Flanagan Foundation. There is an agreement with Calgary Dream Centre to provide resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Connaught: Madison

This 16-unit building provides housing and support to low-income veterans formerly experiencing homelessness. The building was purchased in November 2011, using $1,750,552 from the Government of Alberta, a donation from David Bissett of $16,000 and assuming a mortgage. There is an agreement with Alpha House to provide resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Crescent Heights

We purchased this 11-unit building for singles in June 2011. The Government of Alberta contributed $1,270,842, David Bissett contributed $56,000 and we took out a mortgage for the remaining. There is an agreement with Inn From the Cold to provide resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Crescent Heights: Providence House

This property was purchased to construct a 24-unit building for singles. Total project cost is expected to be $5.07 million and the building was completed in September 2016. This building was made possible through a Government of Alberta grant and the RESOLVE Campaign (Morrison Homes). There is an agreement with the YWCA of Calgary to provide resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Dover: Sun Court

This Habitat for Humanity complex called Sun Court was developed in 2006 for low- income families. Families own the buildings through the Habitat for Humanity program and HomeSpace owns the land and leases to Habitat for Humanity.

Greenview

In April 2013, we partnered with the Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) to purchase this building which provides housing for up to four individuals. PDD funds Supported Lifestyles to oversee resident referral and support.

Hillhurst Sunnyside: Aurora on the Park

This property was purchased to construct a 25-unit building for singles who require accessible housing and was officially opened in November 2016. This building was made possible through a Government of Alberta grant and the RESOLVE Campaign (StreetSide Developments: A Qualico Company). There is an agreement with Alpha House for resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Huntington Hills: Huntertown

The Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) partnered with us in February 2013 to purchase this building which provides housing for up to six individuals. PDD is funding Vecova to oversee resident referral and support.

Huntington Hills: Hunterville

We partnered with the Government of Alberta Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) to purchase this building in January 2012. PDD is funding Community Living Alternative Services (CLAS) to oversee resident referral and support for up to six residents.

Kingsland: Claire

This 42-unit apartment has market-rent residents and low-income small and single-parent families. The building was purchased in January 2010 with $4,406,772 from the Government of Alberta, private financing of $1.4 million over three years from Canadian Avatar Inc. and a donation of $500,000 from Gary Nissen. Mr. Nissen contributed $400,000 to the mortgage in 2014, leaving the current mortgage at $1 million. CUPS provides resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Lower Mount Royal: Croydon

This 16-unit apartment building was purchased in January 2012 for a total project cost of $2.2 million. A Government of Alberta grant covered $1,614,747 and a private donation from David Bissett covered $123,000. Residents are low-income women transferring from Mary Dover House or other homeless-serving agencies. There is an agreement with the YWCA of Calgary for resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Lower Mount Royal: Ophelia

This building has 16 units. It was purchased in March 2010 and was funded by a $1.58 million grant from The City of Calgary and a donation of $690,000 from David Bissett. There is an agreement with Alberta Health Services to provide resident referrals, supports and community building.

Martindale: Kootenay Lodge

The Kootenay Lodge was purchased in 2006 with funding from the Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta. Accessible Housing Society provides referral of residents, income testing, support and community building for 10 people with accessibility issues.

Radisson Heights: Radplex

This property was purchased in December 2015. There are four three-bedroom units ideally suited for families with Aspen providing resident referrals, income testing and supports.

Radisson Heights: The Prelude

This property was purchased for the construction of a 23-unit building for singles and was officially opened in May 2017. This building was made possible through a Government of Alberta grant and the RESOLVE Campaign (Shane Homes). There is an agreement with The Alex for resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Silver Springs

We partnered with the Government of Alberta Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) to purchase this property in February 2012. PDD is funding SCOPE to oversee resident referral and support for up to four residents.

South Calgary: Murray’s House

This property was purchased to construct a 23-unit building for singles and was officially opened in December 2017. This building was made possible through a Government of Alberta grant and the generous support of David & Leslie Bissett through the RESOLVE Campaign. There is an agreement with The SHARP Foundation for resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Sunalta: Sunalta Lodging House

With 33 units, this building houses people who were formerly homeless. The building was purchased in June 2009 with funds from The City of Calgary in the amount of $1.21 million and the Government of Canada in the amount of $286,000. CMHC’s Rooming House Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program provided $375,000 in renovation funding. There is an agreement with Alpha House for resident referrals, income testing, supports and community building.

Thorncliffe: Travois

This 17-unit building for singles was purchased in October 2011. The Government of Alberta contributed $1,858,672 and David Bissett donated $61,000.