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Low-income Housing Programs

Greater Edmonton Foundation (GEF)

The Greater Edmonton Foundation owns and manages affordable accommodations for low to moderate income seniors age 65 years and older.

Services include:

Independent Living Apartments & Duplexes

  • Clean, bright, well maintained buildings
  • Some buildings located next to supportive living lodges
  • Staff on site

Supportive Living Lodges

  • Social and recreation activities
  • Housekeeping and linen service
  • Delicious meals and snacks
  • Staff on site 24/7

Visit the Greater Edmonton Foundation website or phone: 780-482-6561 for more information.

Housing Opportunities Program for Edmonton (HOPE)

HOPE is a program offering a conditional grant to qualifying low-income homeowners to complete essential repairs. 

Through the HOPE program, the City aims to:

  • improve housing conditions for qualifying-income households;
  • help meet Cornerstones II objectives to improve access to affordable housing; and
  • address the ongoing demand for home repair funding like the former Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) which has been discontinued. 

Low-income Housing Capital Assistance Program

LIHCAP provides capital funds to assist incorporated housing sponsors to meet the needs of low-income or special needs households.

  • Provision of new housing
  • Upgrading existing social housing
  • Private sector low-cost housing

Visit the Edmonton Housing Trust Fund website or phone: 780-496-2630 for more information.

Capital Region Housing Corporation

The CRHC manages 4,558 units (mostly row-housing) in 113 projects in the City. Thirteen of those projects, which comprise 1,030 units, for which land and improvements are owned by the City of Edmonton. The CRHC accommodates low-income persons who apply for occupancy in those units. Rents are based on 30% of gross household income. The City pays for 10% of capital debt retirement costs and up to 10% of annual operating deficits for the City-owned portion of the overall CRHC unit portfolio in Edmonton.

Visit the Capital Region Housing Corporation website or phone 780-420-6161 for more information.

For more information:

Housing and Economic Sustainability

Sustainable Development
11th Floor, 10250 - 101 Street
Edmonton AB  T5J 3P4


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-495-9916