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Three Little Pigs Housing Co-Operative

Impacts Northern Alberta

RADF Investment: $213,280

Other Investment: $71,700

Total Investment: $284,980

Project Period: September 2007–September 2008

Economic Development Economic Development
Technology or Communications Technology or Communications

T: 780.826.3496

Project Description

The purpose of the Three Little Pigs Housing Co-Operative, a project of the Bonnyville Affordable Housing Association (BAHA), is to develop an innovative, affordable housing co-op model. BAHA works with industry to incorporate green technologies in housing design to reduce utility and maintenance costs. The not-for-profit Three Little Pigs Housing Cooperative constructs and sells affordable, sustainable entry-level homes to Bonnyville residents.

Expected Outcomes and Benefits        

All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits:

  • Develop template for creating affordable housing cooperative in rural Alberta that can be implemented in other municipalities
  • Engage industry in implementing green technologies in home construction
  • Create more affordable entry-level homes in Bonnyville for families with modest incomes