Housing Options

Calgary Housing Company offers a variety of options for individuals and families seeking affordable housing

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Other Housing Options in the Community

Please refer to these other affordable housing and emergency/supportive options in the community which might also be able to assist you.  Click the title of each agency to view their website. You can also refer to the City of Calgary’s Affordable Housing Guide

The Government of Alberta has created an excellent tool to help Albertans find potential affordable housing options that may suit their situation. You can access this tool on the Government of Alberta website here.

Forward Housing
Serves a diverse mix of low income Calgarians.

Norfolk Housing
Provides a mix of market and non-market housing. 

Provides supportive, affordable housing for vulnerable people.

Horizon Housing
Provides affordable, integrated, supportive homes to low income families and individuals with special needs

Silvera for Seniors
Safe, affordable seniors housing for lower-income Calgary seniors from all walks of life. Affordable rents based on income, and below-market rates. For more info call Silvera’s placement Team at 403-567-5301 or email

Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta
Manages and develops seniors housing throughout the city of Calgary.

Bethany Care Society
Caring communities for seniors including continuing care programs and services.

Forward Housing
Forward Housing, formerly Bishop O’Byrne,  manages several self-contained seniors complexes throughout the city.

Calgary Heritage Housing
Communities for senior adults that meets their need for adequate, affordable, safe and secure housing.

Attainable Homes
Gives families the down payment assistance they need to buy their first home.

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Alberta 
Affordable home ownership for lower income Calgarians.

Owen Hart Home Owners Program
Offers people living in low-income situations the opportunity to save for a down payment for a home.

Alberta Community and Social Services
211 is a helpline and online database of Alberta’s community and social services.
Dial 2-1-1 from your phone or visit their website.
Confidential and available 24/7.

Safe Communities Opportunity and Resource Centre, (SORCe)
A multi-agency collaborative that connects people experiencing homelessness, or those at imminent risk of homelessness, to programs and services that can help to address the barriers to stable housing. 316 7th Ave SE | open Mon. through Fri. from 8:30am. to 4:30pm.

The Calgary Distress Centre 
If you are experiencing a crisis situation and need someone to talk to.
(403) 266-HELP (4357)

A diverse group of happy people of a wide range of ages.

Have Your Voice Heard

In early 2024 we will be reaching out to residents to gather your experiences, opinions, and ideas to inform our Anti-Racism Strategy.

You can participate by:

  • Completing the survey that will be distributed in early 2024
  • Volunteer to join a focus group (this will be available through the survey)


Watch for more information coming soon!