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!
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 Buildings: Call 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.
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.
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:
- Caribou Creek Co-ops: email@example.com
- Mountain Park Co-ops: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Southview Co-ops: Southviewcoop@gmail.com
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:
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.
Learn more about recycling, composting and sustainability in Jasper.
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:
Many local cafes and restaurants also offer WIFI access to customers.
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.