Programs & Services
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Rental Assistance Program (RAP)
The St. Albert Rental Assistance Program (RAP) helps individuals and families sustain appropriate housing. The program provides rental assistance for low- to moderate-income families and individuals to help with monthly rent payments up to a maximum of one year.
To qualify, you must have completed the financial literacy workshop
To qualify, individuals and families must:
In Addition, your household’s total annual income must fall below:
|Family Status||CNIT Household Threshold|
|Individual with no dependents||$31,000|
|Couple with no dependents||$37,500|
|Couple/Individual with 1 dependent||$44,000|
|Couple/Individual with 2 dependents||$49,500|
|Couple/Individual with 3 dependents||$54,500|
If you are between 18 and 59 years old:
If you are over 60:
Funding is limited. Even though you may qualify based on these eligibility criteria, selection is based on highest need.
YOU’RE NOT ELIGIBLE IF YOU’RE CURRENTLY RECEIVING:
How to Apply:
First, If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can pick up an application form at any of the following locations:
St. Albert 50+ Club
Upon Application Approval:
1. If your application is approved, you’ll receive a phone call to set up an interview with the Rental Assistance Program (RAP) Coordinator, who will help you develop an exit strategy.
2. The coordinator will work with you and, if applicable, with others in your household, to look at ways to make your life more sustainable.
3. While you’re receiving rental assistance, you’ll also receive tools and develop strategies you can apply to help you achieve greater independence.
4. Once you’re part of the Rental Assistance Program (RAP), you can then participate in other programs and services available through the SAFBCV, including financial literacy, offered on a monthly basis. These form part of your exit strategy.