• HPS Call for Proposals 2014

    The Saskatoon Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP), in partnership with the Saskatoon Community Advisory Board on Saskatoon Homelessness (CAB-SH) invites eligible organizations operating in the city of Saskatoon to submit proposals for the Government of Canada Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) funding.  [...]

    HPS Call for Proposals 2014
  • 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 [...]

    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 [...]

    Ending Homelessness in Saskatoon
  • SHIP’s Newsletter – “The Continuum”

    Keep up to date with SHIP’s affordable housing newsletter that has statistics, research, and best practices and tips. The newsletter also provides recent local news, upcoming events, and articles about issues that are important to your community. The newsletter is published every quarter. [...]

    SHIP’s Newsletter – “The Continuum”
  • 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 [...]

    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 [...]

    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 [...]

    CMHC Affordable Housing Centre
  • Supporting a Strong Foundation: A Guidebook to Housing Programs in Saskatchewan

    This booklet is an inventory of provincial government programs and initiatives that impact housing affordability. Housing and its affordability varies from household to household, thus the collection of programs that follow, range from support in financial assistance for energy efficient [...]

    Supporting a Strong Foundation: A Guidebook to Housing Programs in Saskatchewan
  • Downpayment Support with the Mortgage Flexibilities Program

    Looking to buy a new home?  With a 5% down payment grant from the City of Saskatoon and mortgage loan insurance from CMHC or Genworth Financial, qualified homebuyers will have the means to finance the purchase of a new home. [...]

    Downpayment Support with the Mortgage Flexibilities Program
  • CMHC Renovation Programs for Homeowners

    CMHC offers a variety of programs to help homeowners with mandatory and emergency repairs, as well as assistance for home modifications for seniors or persons with disabilities. Renovation Programs Pre-Application Tool Use this tool to obtain information specific to your [...]

    CMHC Renovation Programs for Homeowners
  • SHIP’s Contractor Services Fund

    SHIP has funding that can help move your project forward. This grant offers recipients of CMHC’s seed funding access to up to $5,000 to cover eligible pre-development costs, such as, site analysis, surveys, and plans. The value of the grant [...]

    SHIP’s Contractor Services Fund
  • Have a housing related question?

    Developing affordable housing is challenging.  SHIP is ready to assist with all aspects of developing your organization’s project. Please feel free to ask our friendly consultants.  We’re here to help.

    Have a housing related question?

Welcome to SHIP

The Saskatoon Housing Initiatives Partnership is community-based non-profit organization that provides leadership to foster creative and affordable housing solutions in Saskatoon. An ample supply of affordable housing choices contributes to the economic, social and personal well-being of the residents of Saskatoon, and helps create a safe, healthy and prosperous community.
 

Project Development Resources »

SHIP’s Guidebook to Developing Affordable Housing

SHIP’s Guidebook to Developing Affordable Housing

August 16, 2012 at 5:32 pm

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...

Financial Assistance »

New Rental Construction Land Cost Rebate Program

New Rental Construction Land Cost Rebate Program

August 1, 2012 at 4:44 pm

The City of Saskatoon provides financial assistance for Rental Housing Projects in the form of a grant of $5,000 per rental unit. The City will not provide funding for the...

Affordable Home Ownership Programs »

Mortgage Affordability Calculator

Mortgage Affordability Calculator

April 30, 2014 at 12:23 pm

Mortgage Affordability Calculator   Mortgage Calculator by  ...

  • 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
  • Headstart Equity Builder Program
    Headstart Equity Builder Program

    Down payment assistance for purchasers of HeadStart homes through Credit Union partners. Loans are available for...

    July 25, 2012 at 3:13 pm

News Archive »

Food bank usage spikes across province

November 5, 2014 at 4:18 pm

By Austin M. Davis, The Star Phoenix, November 5, 2014 As Saskatchewan’s economy continues to lure more people to the province, food banks are feeling a boom, too. “There...