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With so many housing options available it can become very confusing.

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News / Events

Resident News and Views December 2022

The quarterly Resident News and Views is available.

Look for a message from Lauren Ingalls, Information on new housing developments, welcoming pets to our retirement homes and more.

Residency Requirement

Effective October 1st, 2022 Westwinds Communities has adopted a residency requirement for all new applicants to Westwinds Affordable Housing programs including seniors independent living, family community housing, and the rental assistance benefit program.

Applicants who have maintained primary residence within the boundary of Foothills County, the County of Vulcan, the MD of Willow Creek north of highway 519 for a period of not less than six (6) consecutive months immediately preceding the completion of Westwinds application are welcome to apply.

Black Diamond Needs Analysis

In partnership with the Town of the High River, Town of Black Diamond, and Habitat for Humanity’s Foothills Chapter, Westwinds Communities (WWC) hired consulting firm, Resilience Planning to analyze the need for affordable housing for each of the communities.

Working closely with community members from October to December 2021, the analysis includes valuable information collected through interviews with key community members, workshops with non-profit housing providers and municipal staff, municipal council members and Chief Administrative Officers, developers and builders, as well as surveys for residents, the public, and developers.