Keep up to date with the latest news from Civida.

Civida, through its mission of building quality homes and inclusive communities with engaged people, wants to ensure that our stakeholder groups are adequately informed. It is our goal to create, build and maintain two-way communication with you, our valued stakeholders.

News

Civida officially opens 120 new affordable homes in Lendrum

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.

The grand opening is a testament to what can be achieved when we work together towards a common goal, and a reminder of the importance of affordable housing in building a brighter future for all.

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Civida and IslamicFamily Partnership

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.

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The Capital Region Housing Foundation Renamed the Civida Housing Foundation

Established in 2000, the Civida Housing Foundation is the charitable arm of Civida. To align with the greater Civida brand, the Civida Housing Foundation will be the new name for the former Capital Region Housing Foundation.

As a charitable foundation, the Civida Housing Foundation is uniquely poised to be creative, agile, and responsive in supporting Civida’s essential work.

The Foundation engages in a number of initiatives to support Civida and tenant wellbeing, including the Stars Awards, tenant welcome baskets and the Hackers Fore Housing Golf Tournament.

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Free Translation on Our Website

Civida is thrilled to share that our website is now more inclusive, as our website now includes accessibility and language support.

Click on the floating button on the right side of any page of the website to launch the toolbar.

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This toolbar includes:

  • Translation into over 100 languages
  • Text-to-speech functionality
  • Reading aids
  • Styling options (e.g. adjusting the color, font type, and size)
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A map of Civida's eight district offices

Civida District Offices

Each Civida home part of an assigned District, making it easier to access help closer to your home.

District Offices are there to support you, and can address a wide range of concerns including maintenance concerns, rent adjustments, or questions about your home. Find your district office location, contact information and more.

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Melcor YMCA Village Renamed O-day'min Village

Civida acquired the Melcor YMCA Village apartment building in March, 2023. Through an extensive building renaming journey, the City Ward name, O-day’min, was selected, honouring the rich history of the Indigenous peoples who pre-date us, as well as connecting with the diversity and cooperative strength of the building’s tenants, and the surrounding neighborhood. The renaming ceremony was held on Friday, November 3, 2023. Through O-day’min Village, Civida has added 149 social and affordable homes to Edmonton.

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Media Inquiries

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Communications Manager
Email: [email protected]
780-420-6161