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Housing Units
 
Types of Housing

Alfred Haenchen Co-operative Homes consists of 69 units. The units include 5 one-bedroom units, 17 two-bedroom units, 35 three-bedroom units, and 6 four-bedroom units plus 3 three-bedroom apartments and 3 wheelchair accessible two-bedroom apartments. Units are normally allocated according to family size (1 person per bedroom).

Housing Charges

Of the 69 units, 37 are reserved for geared-to-income (subsidized) households, while 27 are reserved for households who pay the market price. Market Housing Charges are as follows:

1 Bedroom = $594+Utilities
1 Bedroom = $473+Utilities as per Region of Waterloo Guidelines
2 Bedroom = $944+Utilities
2 Bedroom Accessible = $944+Utilities
3 Bedroom = $1029+Utilities
3 Bedroom (Apt) = $873+Utilities ($923.00-50.00 = $873.00) Electric heat
4 Bedroom = $1114+Utilities

The hydro, water, gas, water heater rental, cable TV, internet, and telephone charges are not included (it is members' responsibility to pay those charges).

If subsidized housing is needed, an application must first be completed with the Region of Waterloo (which operates a centralized waiting list for geared-to-income housing) before an application can be completed with Alfred Haenchen Homes directly. For information on how to apply through the Region of Waterloo, visit their website at http://region.waterloo.on.ca/ and click on Housing under the Living Here menu.

An application for a market-priced unit can be completed at the Alfred Haenchen Co-op office. Applications can also be mailed, emailed, or faxed to you.

Townhouse Features

All townhouses include a stove and refrigerator, forced air gas heating and gas hot water, carpeting and/or vinyl flooring, laundry hook-ups, privacy fencing in rear yards, and reserved parking in an adjoining garage and driveway.

There is also ample visitors' parking and playground (parts of which are wheelchair accessible), on-site coin-laundry facility and an events room.