Rent Assistance Benefit

Civida


Description
Provides a rental subsidy for individuals and families with low income.

Service offers:

  • a rental subsidy for individuals and families with low income

Includes:

  • a rental subsidy paid directly to the tenant for 12 months up to a maximum of $800.00 depending on the size of the unit
  • rental subsidy paid directly to the tenant for a fixed amount for 12 months by electronic transfer
  • subsidy is based on the difference between the tenant's qualified rent and 30 per cent of their income
  • approved clients will pay 30 per cent towards their rent
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Canadian Citizens, permanent residents, refugees, independent landed immigrants, or government sponsored landed immigrants
  • whose household assets and belongings are less than $25,000.00
  • and whose household income does not exceed provincially set household income limits
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

There is a substantial waiting list, with priority given to individuals and families with the greatest need in accordance with the Social Housing Accommodation Regulation.


Telephone
780-420-6161
Fax
780-426-6854
Web Site
https://civida.ca/affordable-housing/
Languages
English - Translation and interpreter services are available online and over phone.
Fees
Fee: Yes,

The benefit amount is based on the difference between the rental rate of the unit and 30 per cent of household income, up to the maximum rent assistance benefit amounts. Maximum rent assistance benefit amounts are based on household size.




Fee Reduction: Yes,

Monthly subsidy of up to $500.00 to $800.00 dependent of household size.




Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
April 10, 2024
Address
10232 112 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5K 1M4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
12:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Closed statutory holidays.