- Project Story
Fika House aims to be one of Canada’s first NetZero developments to address the lack of affordable and environmentally focused housing for Saskatoon’s growing LGBTQ2+ seniors’ community.
Through the co-housing inspired design, it will provide residents with a safe environment to age in place with like-minded couples and individuals and will provide access to a network of service providers and queer-friendly organizations. Fika House will include units with Universal Design features to help those with physical disabilities thrive in an independent environment.
The goal of Fika House is to redefine what affordability means in housing while increasing quality of life for our LGBTQ2+ community pioneers.
The complex will reduce costs through a car share program, a NetZero design which will reduce utility costs and the creation of a community garden to help with day to day nutritional needs.
Fika House is being designed for seniors of the Saskatoon LGBTQ2+ community aged 50 and above and in need of affordable housing. A small number of the suites will be prioritised for youth in the community who are willing to contribute time to help residents plan and execute community building activities. The suites will be a combination of one bedroom and bachelor units suitable for individuals and couples with two guest bedrooms available for short-term use by tenants with out of town guests.
Please see our website for more information https://fikahouse.ca/
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