Civida housing is home for over 15,000 people.

The largest provider of community and affordable homes in Edmonton, Civida works in partnership with all levels of government and organizations to develop, support and improve communities, and the lives of the families and individuals we serve.

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Civida helps people find affordable housing. No matter your income level, we have an affordable rental home for you.

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Rent Assistance

Monthly subsidies that help people living on the private market afford their rent. There are short-term and long-term rent assistance programs.

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Applicant Portal

Once you have checked if you are eligible for our programs, you can easily apply online for rent assistance or housing services using the Applicant Portal. After you’ve created an account, log in at any time to check the status of your application or to update your information.

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Success Stories

We are very optimistic about the future!

A safe, affordable home plays a critical role in all aspects of life. Everyone deserves a home they can afford.

Listen to Mo & Jalila, who have lived with Civida for seven years, tell their story.


News and Publications

Lendrum Grand Opening Ceremony – March 14, 2024

On March 14, 2024, Civida, with the support of the City of Edmonton, Government of Alberta, and the Government of Canada, proudly held the official opening ceremony for the new Civida Lendrum development, a significant housing project that has added 120 new affordable homes to the city. 

Civida and IslamicFamily's Partnership

Civida and IslamicFamily Partner to Develop Affordable Housing Complex for Larger and Extended Families

Civida, the largest provider of community and affordable housing in Edmonton, and IslamicFamily, an Edmonton-based social change organization providing award-winning community-anchored services, are pleased to jointly announce a strategic partnership aimed at addressing the demand for affordable homes for larger-sized families in the City. Together we have jointly purchased land, and are working towards developing new homes for Edmonton families.  

John McGowan appointed Civida Board Chair, January 1, 2024

We are pleased to announce John McGowan as the new Chair of the Civida Board of Directors. John, who most recently served as Civida Board Vice Chair, is CEO of his consulting firm, McGowan & Associates. John is a CPA skilled in board governance and building strategic alliances, and currently serves as the Chair of the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation.

We extend our gratitude to outgoing Civida Board Chair, Karen Stone, for her leadership over the past two years as Chair of the Civida Board. We wish Karen well in her future pursuits.  

civida receives 4 million dollars from the capital and renewal funding from government of alberta

Civida to receive $4M of the Government of Alberta’s $16M Capital Maintenance and Renewal Funding

We are very grateful for the Government of Alberta’s investment of $16 million in capital maintenance and renewal affordable homes across the province. With Civida’s portion of this funding, we will be able to continue to maintain and update hundreds of the close to 3,500 community housing properties Civida manages on behalf of the Government of Alberta.