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Housing 

Finding Housing in Jasper

Jasper residents must meet Parks Canada's eligible residency requirements

Because we live in a National Park, it can be difficult to find housing. Here are some resources to help you find a place to live!

Staff Accommodation: 

Some employers provide staff accommodation to employees. Ask your employer if this is available to you.

There are 3 local Facebook groups where people post rooms/houses for rent: 

Apartment BuildingsCall these numbers to ask about vacancies and put your name on a waiting list:

Cabin Creek East: 780-852-1999

Cavell Apartments: 780-852-4482

MPL Place: 780-931-3135 

Tete Jaune Apartments: 780-852-1999 

JKM Apartments: 780-852-3617 

Ramparts Apartments: 780-852-1999 

Walk Ups: 780-852-1999 

Willow Apartments: 780-931-6665 

Yellowhead Apartments: 780-852-5500


The housing information listed above is also available in the Jasper Housing Brochure as a downloadable PDF.

Affordable Housing

MPL Place:  

Mountain Park Lodges (MPL) is an affordable housing area for residents. To apply for a suite you must meet eligibility & Core Needs Income Threshold (CNIT) requirements.

MPL Application form

Co-op Housing:  

Privately owned and operated affordable housing cooperatives exist in Jasper. These homes provide not-for-profit purchase opportunities for eligible residents.

Please contact each Board directly for more information:


Safe Housing

The Province of Alberta has Minimum Housing and Health Standards. To learn more about the renting in Alberta, visit the province’s website.  

Know your Rights 

The provincial Residential Tenancies Act protects your rights and the rights of your landlord.

Before moving in or out you should complete a written inspection report. 

Call 1-877-427-4088 for more information.

Alberta Emergency Funds

If you need immediate funds for basic food, shelter or other needs, you can use the Emergency financial assistance | Alberta.ca.

Utilities, Garbage, Internet

Once you have a place to live, you may need to set up utilities such as gas, electricity, water, sewer & garbage. Check with your landlord to see if these are included in your rent. 

The Utilities Consumer Advocate website has more information and compares options for electricity and gas providers in Alberta. Below are some commonly used providers:

Electricity & Gas:

Water, Sewer:

If water, sewer and garbage removal costs are not included in your rent you will have to sign up for these services. See our Utilities page for details and contact information. 

Garbage, Recycling and Compost:

Learn more about recycling, composting and sustainability in Jasper.


Internet Access 

Because Jasper is a rural location, there may be a delay to setting up wifi. Use the Whistleout website to compare prices or contact the following service providers for more information: 

Wifi in Jasper: The following places  offer free public wifi connections for accessing the internet:

Jasper Activity Centre

Jasper Fitness & Aquatic Centre

Jasper Municipal Library

Many local cafes and restaurants also offer WIFI access to customers. 

Mail

All mail goes to the local post office and is sorted into either PO Boxes or General Delivery. 

You can have mail sent to General Deliveries and collect any mail at the post office counter with ID. 

The mailing address for General deliveries is:

General Deliveries – *Your Name* 

502 Patricia Street, Jasper AB T0E 1E0

Please note you will not receive notification of any mail waiting for you in General Deliveries. 

Get a Post Office Box

  • Visit the Jasper Post Office, 502 Patricia St. to disng up for a PO box. 
  • will need to have proof of ID and your residency in Jasper (Such as a drivers license, lease or staff-housing agreement).

The Post office is located at: 502 Patricia Street, Jasper.

Opening hours:                 

Monday

9a.m.–5p.m.

Tuesday

9a.m.–5p.m.

Wednesday

9a.m.–5p.m.

Thursday

9a.m.–5p.m.

Friday

9a.m.–5p.m.

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed