Application Process

If you completed the eligibility criteria questionnaire on our home page, are eligible and have decided where you want to live, you are ready to apply for housing! 

You can apply for housing one of two ways. You can apply through our quick and easy online applicant portal or you can fill out an application form and send it to our Central Office by email, fax or regular mail!

Apply through our Online Applicant Portal

Apply directly through our online system and be processed faster!

Log into the Applicant Portal and complete the online application form. You will provide information about yourself, your household and indicate the communities you would like to apply to live in.

Click here to apply through the portal


Apply with our Application Form

Step 1

Download the Accommodation Application Form

Click here to download the Application Form (PDF)

Step 2

Complete your application

  • All applicants complete SECTION 1 and SECTION 4 (Red)
  • Apartment applicants complete SECTION 2 (Blue)
  • Lodge applicants complete SECTION 3 (Orange)

*Applicants are only able to apply for ONE housing program

Apartment – Self-contained seniors apartment-style accommodation with a kitchen and private bathroom

  • Subsidized (Rent 30% of gross monthly income. Income criteria required)
  • Affordable (Sakaw Terrace, Rosslyn Terrace and Ottewell Terrace – Rent is a fixed rate. Income verification may be required at the time of application)

Lodge – Self-contained lodge accomodation with a bedroom and private bathroom. Includes support services for meals, housekeeping, and recreation services

  • Subsidized (Rent 30% of gross monthly income plus support services fee. Income criteria required)

Step 3

Submitting your application

After you have completed the the fillable PDF (using Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat) you can submit your application in one of the following ways:

  • Submit the application through email using the ‘send’ button located on page four. You must have an active email account to do this.
  • Mail or drop off your application in person at GEF Seniors Housing, Central Services, 14220 109 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5N 4B3.
  • Print, complete, scan and email it to housing@gef.org.

Please call GEF Seniors Housing, Central Services at 780-482-6561 if you have any questions.

Step 4

Confirming your application

After submitting your application, you will be contacted with the next steps.