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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. 

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:

Real Estate, 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