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.
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.
Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP)
RRAP is designed for low-income homeowners and landlords who need to repair their homes to meet mandatory safety standards or to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities.
- Financial assistance to landlords of affordable housing for mandatory repairs to self-contained units occupied by low-income tenants.
- Assistance for homeowners and landlords to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities.
- Assistance for owners of rooming houses with rents affordable for low-income households.
Important notice about Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP)
At this point in time, RRAP has been discontinued and applications are no longer being accepted. Please check this page for updates on future grant opportunities.
While the RRAP program has been discontinued, the City Administration will bring recommendations for another similar program to City Council for consideration. Please check here for future updates.
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
11th Floor, 10250 - 101 Street
Edmonton AB T5J 3P4
In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311