Mission Statement

To inspire its membership to endure with ambition and integrity toward achieving success through education and personal development.

Vision

To continue to provide sustainable housing in order to create opportunity and improve the quality of life for membership who use its services.

Goals and Objectives

In meeting the needs of its membership who use its services, Enterprise 203 Holdings LP will;

  • Foster a cooperative team approach in its daily operations that is both sensitive and understanding to the cultural and social values of its membership.
  • Continue to provide sustainable rental accommodations to O’Chiese family households and O’Chiese individuals.
  • Continue to improve operations through capacity development.
  • Strive to acquire additional property.

Creation

Enterprise 203 Holdings LP was selected for the 2007/2008 Off-Reserve Aboriginal Housing Grant offered by Alberta Municipal Affairs under its Student Housing Program. This agreement supported Enterprise 203 Holdings LP’s initiative in acquiring 20 units located in Edmonton Alberta and Red Deer Alberta.

 

Enterprise 203 Holdings LP was selected for the 2008/2009 Off-Reserve Aboriginal Housing Grant offered by Alberta Municipal Affairs under its Affordable Housing Program. This agreement supported Enterprise 203 Holdings LP initiative in purchasing and renovating its 21 unit apartment building located in Edmonton Alberta.

Diversity

Today, Enterprise 203 Holdings LP has 43 rental units, assets in excess of 7 million dollars, and is currently engaged in acquiring more properties.

ENTERPRISE 203 HOLDINGS LP APPLICATION PROCESS

Definitions and Interpretations

The following expressions have the following meanings.

 

“Aboriginal Family Household”, any single-family household in which at least one spouse, common-law, or lone parent is Aboriginal; multiple family households where at least one of the families in the household is an Aboriginal Family (as defined above); or any non-family household where at least fifty percent (50%) of the household members are Aboriginal.

“Average Market Rent”,  the average rent or payment rate for the area where the affordable housing Approved Project is located, including heat and water, determined on an annual basis by the Minister, and is based on CMHC and Alberta Housing and Urban Affairs annual market rental surveys for the area where the Approved Project is located.

“Project Rent”, rents or payments at a monthly rate of ten percent (10%) or more below the Average Market Rent for the term of this Agreement as set out in Schedule “A”. The Project Rent may be amended based on changing market conditions in accordance with the Alberta Residential Tenancies Act, and the Ministers subsequent written approval.

Unit Type

Edmonton

Student Housing /

Average Market Rent

(includes heat and water only)

Average Market Rent (includes heat and water only) less (10%) Max. allowable rent that can be charged (rent ceiling) Project Rent Current Project Rent

(%) charged below Average Market Rent

Two Bedroom 1243 1118.70 770 38
Three Bedroom 1329 1196.10 880 34
Three Bedroom 1329 1196.10 1000 25
Four Bedroom 1329 1196.10 1125 15
Four Bedroom 1500 1350.00 1000 33

 

Unit Type

Edmonton

Affordable Housing

Average Market Rent

(includes heat and water only)

Average Market Rent (includes heat and water only) less (10%) Max. allowable rent that can be charged (rent ceiling) Project Rent Current Project Rent

(%) charged below Average Market Rent

Bachelor 852 766.80 550 35
One Bedroom 1004 903.60 660 34
Two Bedroom 1250 1125.00 770 38
Three Bedroom 1416 1274.40 880 38

 

Unit Type

Red Deer

Student Housing

Average Market Rent

(includes heat and water only)

Average Market Rent (includes heat and water only) less (10%) Max. allowable rent that can be charged (rent ceiling) Project Rent Current Project Rent

(%) charged below Average Market Rent

Two Bedroom 966 869.40 770 20
Three Bedroom 1097 987.30 880 20

 

Unit Type

Edmonton

Rental Revenue Generated units

Average Market Rent

 

Average Market Rent less (10%) Project Rent
Four Bedroom 1329 1196.10 1200-1500
Municipality Bachelor 1 Bdr 2 Bdr 3 Bdr 4 Bdr 5 Bdr
Edmonton 35,000 40,500 51,500 64,500 71,000 74,500
Red Deer 29,000 36,000 42,500 58,000 61,500 64,000

 

“Core Needs Income Threshold” as set out in Schedule B means the maximum income limits, used to assess income eligibility for Federal/Provincial Social Housing Program, as set annually and provided by the Minister.

(Please read carefully before completing application)

The following chart is the allowable bedroom sizes based on family composition

Family Sizes and the Number of Bedrooms

Number of Adults

Number of Children

Bedrooms Allowed

1 0 Bachelor or 1 Bedroom
2 – A couple 0 Bachelor or 1 Bedroom
2 – roommate’s 0 2 Bedrooms
1 or 2 1 2 Bedrooms
1 or 2 2 – 4 3 Bedrooms
1 or 2 5 or 6 4 Bedrooms
1 or 2 7 or more 5    Bedrooms

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicant or co-applicant must be Aboriginal or a Self-Declared Aboriginal Person.
  • The applicant or co-applicant must be accepted in an approved Post- Secondary program of study (proof of sponsorship for grant 1 2007/2008 designated units)
  • Total household income cannot exceed the Core Needs Income Threshold please refer to Schedule B Section 3 (d) Definitions and Interpretations Core Needs Income Threshold.

Application process:

  • If you believe you meet Enterprise 203 Holdings LP’s eligibility, please fill out your application completely. Incomplete applications will not be accepted and will not be placed on a wait list.
  • Both the Applicant and Co-Applicant must sign and date the document.

Submit with your application:

  • Proof of Aboriginal Ancestry – Status Card
  • Self-Declared Aboriginal- Self Declared Aboriginal Person Form signed and dated
  • Income Tax Notice of Assessment for the most recent tax year
  • Letter of acceptance in an approved program of study (for grant 1 2007/2008 designated units)
  • Further documentation may be required.

*NOTE to applicant*

  • All applications are processed at the Edmonton O’Chiese Sub office at #202, 10310 176 St., Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Enterprise 203 Holdings LP select tenants according to date of application.
  • Enterprise 203 Holdings LP is not an Emergency Housing Program.
  • Once accepted, your name is put on a wait list. You must contact our office each time contact information changes (phone number and/or mailing address). If after reasonable attempts to reach you are unsuccessful, your name will be removed from the wait list and you will forfeit your placement.

Shannon Beaverbones

Property Manager for Enterprise 203 Holdings LP
Shannon Beaverbones - Property Manager

Shannon Beaverbones

Property Manager for Enterprise 203 Holdings LP

Cell: 1-780-446-9178

Office: 1-587-520-7840

Fax: 1-587-520-6747

Email: shannon.beaverbones@ochiesebc.ca

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Shannon Beaverbones is the Property Manager for Enterprise 203 Holdings LP, with the overall responsibility of managing the day to day operational aspects of Enterprise 203 Holdings LP respecting to its rental properties.  Shannon is a member of the O’Chiese First Nation and has served as the Property Manager for Enterprise 203 Holdings since October 2008. She has also done voluntary work for Yellowhead Tribal College, and has initiated a partnership with the Edmonton City Police Crime Free Multi Housing Program.

The goal of the Crime Free Multi-Housing program is to introduce crime prevention techniques to Enterprise 203 Holdings LP’s rental properties as to reduce the likelihood of criminal activity occurring on the premises.

Shannon Beaverbones has successfully earned a 2 year post- secondary diploma in Business Management and is committed in completing 6 courses in earning a Bachelor of Management Degree.

Shannon Beaverbones Managerial style is direct and policy driven, yet flexible to meet the needs of O’Chiese First Nation membership. One of the greatest strengths she has achieved as a Property Manager is instilling confidence in her ability with a true passion that is evident in her enthusiasm while performing her day to day tasks.

Shannon lives in Edmonton Alberta with her daughter Autumn Sage Liv Lavallee.

For more information, or to get a resident application, please call the O’Chiese Edmonton office and request to speak to the applications clerk.

 

Sherry Saulteaux

Tenant Relations Worker for Enterprise 203 Holdings LP
Sherry Saulteaux

Sherry Saulteaux is the Tenant Relations Worker for Enterprise 203 Holdings LP. The Tenant Relations Worker will consist of, but not limited to, working as a mediator and advocate for the occupants of Enterprise 203 Holdings LP. The Tenant Relations Worker also assist with the day to day activities alongside the Property Manager. This position was created to assist the Property Manager in preparing and maintaining tenant files, interacting with the tenants and to improve tenant relations when needed. Sherry takes pride in building positive relationships with tenants/band members to better serve our community.

As an O’Chiese band member, Sherry will assist those in moving into Edmonton with a familiar face to better support members with the transition. Sherry and her common-law Aaron Sutherland have been residents of Enterprise 203 Holdings LP since 2008.  She believes this gives her a solid understanding of the common issues that arise surrounding our community and properties within Holdings.

Sherry has a Diploma in Aboriginal Child and Family Services as well as many other certificate trainings that will benefit both Enterprise 203 Holdings LP as well as the residents. With her background, Sherry has insight to many resources that can be utilized by the residence of Enterprise 203 Holdings LP and O’Chiese First Nation members.

Sherry’s main objective is to coordinate appropriate provisions according to housing needs by working together with tenants, local agencies, and Enterprise 203 Holdings to insure that tenants become successful and self-sufficient in their tenancy.

For further information contact the Edmonton O’Chiese Sub office at 587-520-7840 Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Alice Beaverbones

Building Maintenance for Enterprise 203 Holdings LP
Alice Beaverbones

Alice Beaverbones is employed part time as the building maintenance /janitor. She is responsible for the day to day maintenance of the building located at 10335 156 St Edmonton, Alberta in order to meet requirements of the Alberta Public Health Act and the City of Edmonton Bylaw in accordance to the Alberta Residential Tenancies Act.

Alice Beaverbones is responsible for the day to day maintenance of the property located at 9211 151 St Edmonton, Alberta including ensuring the property is in accordance to the city of Edmonton Property Management Bylaws, the Alberta Public Health Act.

The building maintenance/ janitor is responsible to clean the Edmonton O’Chiese sub office once per week on weekends.

Alice is a highly motivated and dependable with 35 plus years of providing exceptional janitorial services.

 

Myron Strawberry

Building Maintenance for Enterprise 203 Holdings LP
Myron Strawberry

Myron Strawberry is employed part time as the building maintenance/janitor. She is responsible for the day to day maintenance of the building located at 5515 41 Street Red Deer, Alberta in order to meet the requirements of the Alberta Public Health Act and The City Of Edmonton Bylaw in accordance to the Alberta Residential Tenancies act.

Holdings

For more information, please call the application clerk at the Edmonton sub office @ 587-520-7840 Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30