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Definition: Resources related to the provision of housing that is available for a reasonable cost (often considered to be less than 30% of household income).
See also keywords:  Advocacy, Homelessness, Poverty

Alberta Resources

Calgary’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness was created by the Calgary Committee to End Homelessness, a community-based, multi-stakeholder, leadership group who issued the Plan and selected the Foundation to implement the Plan. On this website, find out about the progress of the 10 Year Plan, the research of the foundation, and information on homelessness and affordable housing in Calgary.

Related keywords: Affordable housing, Homelessness, Research reports and institutes

Resource guide produced by the Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE). Considered the industry standard for information resources related to older adults in greater Edmonton. It includes information about over 300+ services, agencies and businesses that serve the older adults of greater Edmonton.

Related keywords: Affordable housing, Elder abuse, Supportive living and seniors’ housing

The Government of Alberta has many programs to help lower-income Albertans. This online directory can help you find out what's available. Programs are listed in eight groups: Seniors, Employment and Training, Persons with Disabilities, Lower income, Children and Youth, Abuse and Bullying, Homelessness, and Making Life Decisions. For each program there is a link to learn more.

Related keywords: Affordable housing, Disabilities, Landlord and tenant, Legal services, Poverty, Workers' rights and employment standards

SAGE is a full service not-for-profit seniors’ organization whose mandate is to build and maintain a broad range of programs and services that enhance the quality of life for seniors and their families in the greater Edmonton area. With over 37 years of experience, SAGE is regarded as a major provider of innovative seniors’ services in the capital region.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Affordable housing, Elder abuse, Guardianship and trusteeship, Supportive living and seniors’ housing

Canada/Federal

This website is produced by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA), an Ontario-based non profit human rights organization that has spent the past 20 years challenging the systemic barriers and discrimination that contribute to homelessness and housing insecurity. The goal of this website is to provide housing workers and advocates across Canada with information and tools to enable them to overcome - using a human rights framework - the barriers that keep people from accessing and retaining adequate housing.
Related keywords: Affordable housing, Homelessness, Human rights

CERA’s Women’s Program was established in early 2000 to address low-income women’s experiences of inequality and discrimination in housing in Canada. The Women’s Program undertakes advocacy, litigation support, networking and research aimed at investigating and addressing the economic and social conditions that contribute to women’s inequality in housing.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Affordable housing, AIDS/HIV, Homelessness, Human rights, Poverty

The Homeless Hub is a web-based research library and information center where community services providers, researchers, government representatives, and the general public can access and share research, stories, and best practices associated with alleviating homelessness and housing instability.

Related keywords: Affordable housing, Homelessness, Research reports and institutes

From Employment and Social Development Canada, the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a community-based program that relies on communities to determine their own needs and to develop appropriate projects. It encourages cooperation between governments, agencies, and community-based organizations to find local solutions for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The HPS recognizes that stable housing is a basic requirement for improving health, parenting, education, and employment. It emphasizes transitional and supportive housing to help individuals and families move to greater autonomy and self-sufficiency.  

Related keywords: Affordable housing, Homelessness, Poverty

This online resource is from The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation. The purpose of this guide is to provide housing workers, social service providers and community advocates with tools to help them effectively challenge discrimination in housing. The resource can be found under the Tools section.
Related keywords: Advocacy, Affordable housing, Human rights

Pivot's mandate is to use the law to address the root causes of poverty and social exclusion. Pivot carries out its work through legal campaigns around policing, housing, and sex work that would result in meaningful positive change for people living in poverty.

Related keywords: Affordable housing, Homelessness, Human rights, Legal services, Poverty, Public legal education organizations

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