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Program Overview

The Affordable Housing Investment Plan (2019-2022) aims to create 2,500 new or renovated affordable housing units across Edmonton. To help meet this goal, the Affordable Housing Investment Program provides limited grant funding, to eligible non-profit and private sector entities to encourage affordable housing development in our city.

Projects that may be considered for funding include:

  • Affordable near-market rental

  • Affordable homeownership

  • Mixed-income developments with an affordable housing component

  • Mixed-use developments with an affordable housing component

  • Permanent supportive housing developments

  • Rent-geared-to-income/deep subsidy

As of November 9, 2020, we are accepting applications for new construction and the rehabilitation of existing units. The submission deadline is February 18, 2021.

Grant Overview

New Construction — Planned Development or Reimbursement 

  • Open to not-for-profit or for-profit company

  • Targeted to shovel ready planned developments or for reimbursement after construction has begun but prior to occupancy 

  • Funding of up to 25% of total construction cost of the affordable housing component of the project (actual amount of funding commitment by the City may vary)

  • Land must be owned by the applicant

Rehabilitation of Existing Housing Units

  • Open to non-for-profit or for profit company

  • Targeted to developments that are ready to start rehabilitation of existing units for the purpose of affordable housing within two years of agreement 

  • Funding of up to 25% of total construction cost of the affordable housing component of the project (actual amount of funding commitment by the City may vary)

  • Land must be owned by the applicant

Contact Us

Please email us if you:

  • Are interested in applying for the current available grants
  • Have questions about the Affordable Housing Investment Program
  • Would like to book a pre-application meeting

  AHIPgrant@edmonton.ca

We will reply within 3 business days.

Before You Apply

For more information and to find out if you qualify, please refer to the New Construction Grant Guide and the Rehabilitation of Existing Housing Units Grant Guide.

Review the program process for each grant stream:

For More Information

Email AHIPgrant@edmonton.ca

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