• Cold Weather Strategy

    In December 2012,  service providers to Saskatoon’s homeless population – including shelters, health and emergency service agencies, police and housing providers – were convened by United Way of Saskatoon and Area to develop a cold weather strategy for the community. Since then, the strategy has been reviewed and updated annually; most recently at a meeting on October 25th, 2016.  Going […]

    Cold Weather Strategy
  • Saskatoon’s Homelessness Action Plan

    The Saskatoon Homelessness Action Plan was created as an update to previous community plans in Saskatoon.  It honours the voice of the community from the many consultations that have brought us to this point and demanded that we do better.    Read the Executive Summary Read the Saskatoon Homelessness Action Plan

    Saskatoon’s Homelessness Action Plan
  • HPS Community Plan (2014-19)

    The Saskatoon HPS Community Plan – 2014-2019 is a requirement for funding by the federal government HPS Program.  It will guide investments of nearly $5 Million of HPS funding allocated to Saskatoon over the next five years. The Saskatoon HPS Community Plan was created through broad community consultation during 2014, and will be updated annually through continued community consultation, research […]

    HPS Community Plan (2014-19)
  • The Housing Handbook

    The new Housing Handbook from the City of Saskatoon is available. It’s a good resource for renters, landlords, & first-time homebuyers in Saskatoon.

    The Housing Handbook
  • Ending Homelessness in Saskatoon

    SHIP is helping reduce, prevent and end homelessness in Saskatoon. By administering the Federal Government’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy funding, SHIP is investing over $1 Million per year into projects targeting homelessness right here in our city. And we know we’re already making a difference. Some projects that we’ve already funded include: The Lighthouse $398,848 for the Intox and Stabilization Shelter […]

    Ending Homelessness in Saskatoon
  • Why is there a need for Affordable Housing?

    Like all major centers, particularly those undergoing economic and population growth, Saskatoon has recently experienced numerous challenges related to affordable housing.

    Why is there a need for Affordable Housing?
  • Want to grow your idea?

    Funding is available for to help take your affordable housing idea from concept to reality.  CMHC and SHIP offer grants and partially forgivable loans for proposal and project development.

    Want to grow your idea?
  • City of Saskatoon

    It is with the generous support of The City of Saskatoon that SHIP is able to provide its consulting services and project development funding. The City of Saskatoon plays an important role in encouraging and facilitating the creation of housing in Saskatoon. While the City does not build housing, it administers a number of programs designed to assist housing providers […]

    City of Saskatoon
  • SHIP’s Guidebook to Developing Affordable Housing

    The Guidebook to Affordable Housing is a useful tool for housing providers that can assist through each phase of development and can help advance affordable housing projects. To access the Guidebook to Affordable Housing please click this link. If you would like a hard copy of the Guidebook to Affordable Housing please contact us.

    SHIP’s Guidebook to Developing Affordable Housing
  • CMHC Affordable Housing Centre

    CMHC has excellent resources to assist with developing affordable housing.  There is a wealth of information to take your organization through the life-cycle of your affordable housing project: the feasibility stage; the pre-development stage; and the construction phase. CMHC has a team of experts dedicated to advancing affordable housing solutions across the country. Access the most comprehensive range of affordable […]

    CMHC Affordable Housing Centre

SHIP – Creating Solutions to Affordable Housing and Homelessness in Saskatoon

The Saskatoon Housing Initiatives Partnership is community-based non-profit organization that helps create solutions to affordable housing and homelessness in Saskatoon.

Affordable housing is key to creating a healthy community. With an safe, affordable home, individuals and families can build a happy and productive life in Saskatoon.


Project Development Resources »

Housing Development and Property Management – Government of Saskatchewan

Housing Development and Property Management – Government of Saskatchewan

July 16, 2015 at 3:34 pm

Use this link to learn about the programs and services available to homeowners and developers who would help to increase affordable housing units in Saskatchewan by creating...

Financial Assistance »

Capital Funding

Capital Funding

July 13, 2015 at 11:15 am

The City of Saskatoon provides funding for affordable housing developments including, Permanent Affordable Housing  – rental, supported ownership. Transitional Housing...

Affordable Home Ownership Programs »

Assisted Home Ownership Programs in Saskatoon

December 30, 2014 at 9:09 am

Assisted home ownership program information ...

  • Mortgage Affordability Calculator
    Mortgage Affordability Calculator

    Mortgage Affordability Calculator   Mortgage Calculator by  ...

    April 30, 2014 at 12:23 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity – Saskatoon
    Habitat for Humanity – Saskatoon

    Habitat for Humanity Saskatoon works in partnership with low income families to help alleviate the effects of poverty...

    August 26, 2012 at 10:30 pm
  • Innovative Residential
    Innovative Residential

    Innovative Residential is Saskatchewan’s most celebrated provider of affordable and entry level housing.  Building...

    August 26, 2012 at 9:55 pm

News Archive »

HIV treatment in First Nations communities in the global spotlight

July 15, 2016 at 12:23 pm

CBC News, July 15, 2016 – Canada will be in the global spotlight later this week in Durban, South Africa, as it gears up for the 21st International AIDS Conference —...