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Wood Buffalo Housing to Help Uninsured Fire Victims

Wood Buffalo Housing (WBH) has announced a pilot program to assist un- or under-insured victims of the Fort McMurray wildfire who lost their homes.

The Board of WBH has approved the development of a pilot program through which eligible fire victims could purchase a home. The program is an extension of an existing home ownership program operated by WBH since 2004 but previously available only to first-time home buyers.

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Please be advised: In light of the Government of Alberta’s 2019 Budget that was released on October 24, 2019, 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.