Community Living for Seniors

GEF Seniors Housing is the largest provider of subsidized seniors’ housing in Alberta, and a registered charity. Our vision is to positively influence seniors’ quality of life in everything we do and our mission is to be leaders in friendly, affordable and secure housing and services for seniors.

We offer a wide selection of seniors’ self-contained apartments and lodge accommodations throughout Edmonton, to give you more choices of where you’d like to live. Our buildings are well-maintained and managed, and we are working hard every day to ensure your building is a place you can be proud to call home. On behalf of our more than 500 employees and close to 4,000 tenants and residents, we extend to you a warm welcome!

35 apartments and 11 lodges

14 % of Albertans are seniors

1 /4 employees have worked with GEF for over 10 years

GEF Housing Options Available

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Responsible for cooking your own meals and housekeeping

All of our buildings are well-maintained, safe and affordable. We have a variety of bachelor and one-bedroom suites to choose from. Some of our buildings also have a limited number of two-bedroom units for couples.

Subsidized: Rent 30% of gross monthly income, income criteria required

Affordable: Rosslyn Terrace and Ottewell Terrace – income criteria required; Sakaw Terrace – income criteria may be required

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Housekeeping and meals are provided

When you choose to live in a GEF lodge, you choose to be with a community of friends. Lodge services include three meals per day plus snacks, weekly housekeeping and linen service, a daily selection of activities to choose from and a variety of on-site amenities. There is an additional fee for laundry facilities, cable TV and parking. Non-medical staff are available 24 hours a day.

Subsidized: Rent 30% of gross monthly income plus support services fee, income criteria required

Affordable: Sakaw Terrace – income criteria not required

GEF Community Finder

Finding your new home can feel challenging, but we are here to help! Our Community Finder will narrow down your search, so you can find your new home more easily. If you are looking for an area of the city, a certain amenity, or even want to know what your rent would roughly look like, we’ve got you covered, with just a few clicks. Get started today!

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Golden Homes Redevelopment

Our newest redevelopment project is transforming Golden Homes into Holyrood Terrace. We are in the beginning stages of this project and consulting with GEF tenants and residents and community members in the Holyrood neighbourhood. Click here for the link to our online survey, updates and progress reports!

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NEW! Lauderdale Terrace

We are redeveloping Lauderdale Homes into Lauderdale Terrace. This subsidized housing project will provide 37 units of housing for seniors in north Edmonton. Click here for updates, progress reports and the latest news!

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Current Vacancies

Here, you can view all of the GEF Seniors Housing latest vacancies. Click to find the home that’s waiting for you!

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Donate Today

GEF Seniors Housing is currently accepting donations. Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, we can provide more affordable housing to seniors who need it, and we can improve the quality of life of the seniors who choose a GEF Community to call home!

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