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.

Select an area of the map to see Civida’s housing rental units in that region.

Our Programs

Community and Affordable Housing

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

View and apply for our housing programs

Gender Based Violence Benefit

The Housing Benefit for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) provides support to Albertans escaping abusive situations by helping to pay their housing expenses, such as rent, utilities and mortgage payments.

Learn about the GBV Benefit

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.


Learn about Rent Assistance

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

Civida Tenant Satisfaction Survey

Civida has engaged research company, Advanis, to conduct a comprehensive Tenant Satisfaction Survey by phone and online, between June 17 and June 30. The Survey will help Civida better understand tenant priorities and concerns, and to better meet tenant needs. Themes such areas as maintenance, customer service and communications will be included, and will help Civida to plan and improve service delivery.

Applications Open for 2024 Stars Awards

The Civida Housing Foundation (CHF) presents the Stars Awards, a post-secondary scholarship program to help make post-secondary education more accessible for Civida customers. Individuals living in Civida Community Housing, or whose family receives rent assistance are invited to apply. Applicants do not have to be high school students, but must be entering post-secondary this Fall. Applications close on Friday, July 12, 2024.

New Civida Benefit Portal

Civida is pleased to introduce the Civida Benefit Portal to serve Rent Assistance Benefit (RAB) and Temporary Rent Benefit (TRAB) applicants and recipients. The dedicated platform aims to create a more user-friendly and efficient system for rent benefit applications, payment distribution, ongoing communications, and account management.

Housing Benefit for survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Civida is proud to introduce the Canada-Alberta Housing Benefit for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV).

Funded jointly through the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada, this benefit provides support to Albertans escaping abusive situations by helping to pay housing expenses such as rent, utilities and mortgage payments.