Inglewood House is located at 1300 8th Avenue Southeast in the community of Inglewood, an arts and culture-filled district with more than 100 shops, boutiques and eateries. Inglewood is in an environmentally sensitive area at the confluence of the Elbow and the Bow rivers and home to nature preserves such as: the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, the Bow Habitat Station, Inglewood Wildlands Park, and the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery, and one block from the Inglewood Bridge to the Calgary Zoo.
Inglewood House is a 43 unit apartment building, built specifically for affordable living in Calgary’s oldest community of Inglewood. It is owned and operated by the non-profit Inglewood Housing Corporation, an experienced operator of affordable rental accommodation for active adults for over 40 years.
Inglewood House Offers Below Market Rent to individuals who can demonstrate financial need.
Inglewood House offers a select number of parking spaces for a monthly fee. However, due to its proximity to Inglewood’s 9th Avenue and to a Calgary Transit rapid bus to downtown, those without vehicles will find businesses and amenities very accessible without the need for a vehicle.
The community of Inglewood is in an environmentally sensitive area located at the confluence of the Elbow and the Bow rivers and is home to several nature preserves. These include the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, the Bow Habitat Station, Inglewood Wildlands Park, and the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery. The community has a rich history as one of Calgary’s environmental leaders.
Inglewood House is aware of the immense environmental challenges facing the world including climate change, the degradation of the ozone layer and the loss of biodiversity, and are actively taking steps to shrink our environmental footprint. Through our Enviro Action Group initiative, we encourage our residents to research environmental issues and take on important advocacy roles in environmental sustainability. The Enviro Action Group shall conduct waste audits, have green cleaning programs, offer bike-sharing programs, use solar-powered cars and develop sustainable projects that save money through energy conservation and assist and lead the Inglewood House recycling and composting program.
Inglewood House has pledged to our residents and community is: “to assist in finding solutions to the challenges of environmental sustainability; to share knowledge about sustainability and climate change; and to incorporate, wherever possible, principles of sustainability into our daily operations.” We encourage our residents to develop best practices in environmental sustainability in areas such as leadership and engagement, operations, facilities management and community engagement.