Please Note: No new applications for rent supplements are being accepted at this time while the existing programs are being reviewed for consistency of benefits and to ensure households that need assistance most are prioritized.

Mission and Vision

The Red Deer Housing Authority is established by the Provincial Ministerial Order, as a Management Body under the Housing Act and associated Regulations. The organization’s mission is to provide affordable housing and subsidies to low-income individuals and families who, because of financial, social or other circumstances, require assistance to obtain or maintain housing accommodation. Red Deer Housing Authority’s vision is to be seen as the leader in non-market and social housing in Red Deer and the surrounding area.

The Red Deer Housing Authority currently manages 310 housing units and provides Rent Assistance to over 580 Households in Red Deer and surrounding communities. The housing units include:

  • 256 provincially owned units, 24 municipally owned units, and10, Housing Authority, owned units located in Red Deer.
  • Additionally, there are 13 and 7 provincially owned units in Innisfail and Sylvan Lake, respectively.
  • In total the Housing Authority assists almost 900 households and close to 2,000 individual Albertans through the Housing Programs offered.


  • Compassion – Individuals have the right to be treated in a caring manner with respect.
  • Fairness and Equity – Individuals should be treated on the basis of their situation without discrimination or prejudice.
  • Value – We believe in the value, dignity, and uniqueness of each individual.
  • Community – We are inter-dependent with each other and our environment and together can achieve a greater impact for the common good and safety of the community. We encourage the continued development of a “sense of community” among the tenants within the projects, and the community at large.
  • Integrity – We believe in an open and honest approach and accountability that strengthens relationships between clients and the Red Deer Housing Authority.

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