SASKATOON, SASK. – The Government of Saskatchewan and community partners have started construction of 73 new homes in Saskatoon meant for seniors, those living with disabilities and families.
The Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC), through the Rental Development Program, is providing up to $1.7 million in funding for the project, a release said.
The project is being developed by SaskNative Rentals and is the first phase of a two-phase construction project that will provide new stacked townhouses, with the first phase creating a day care, kitchen and gym along with office space.
The development will be designed to prioritize accessibility with 17 homes in total in phase one fully accessible for those with mobility issues and all community spaces designed for access to anyone regardless of mobility status.
Onsite staff from SaskNative Rentals and partnering agencies will also support residents through community engagement and activity, the release stated.
More information on SaskNative Rentals is available at www.camponi.ca.