Saskatoon Equity Building Program

Saskatoon Equity Building Program

Saskatoon Equity Building Program assists those currently renting in Saskatoon with purchasing an entry- level home by financing the down payment.

Key Partners
Affinity Credit Union (exclusive financial institution), City of Saskatoon, Genworth Financial Canada, CMHC.

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Saskatoon Down payment municipal Grant

Saskatoon Down payment municipal Grant

Saskatoon Down payment municipal Grant: Through this program, Affinity and our partners help people purchase affordable homes in Saskatoon.

Key Partners
Affinity Credit Union, City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Housing Corporation​​, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and Genworth Financial Canada

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Manitoba Home buyer Down Payment Assistance Program (HDPA)

Manitoba Home buyer Down Payment Assistance Program (HDPA)


Manitoba Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program (HDPA) provides financial assistance towards the purchase of qualifying new or recently renovated properties in targeted areas of Winnipeg. Manitoba Housing assists in providing affordable housing for low-income Manitobans through a variety of programs. Funding for the Manitoba Home buyer Down Payment Assistance Program falls under the HOMEWorks! initiative which focuses on inner-city revitalization including housing for refugees and immigrants, older Manitobans, urban Aboriginals, northern Manitobans and those who are homeless.

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Peaksaver PLUS® Hydro One Free programmable Thermostat

Peaksaver PLUS® Hydro One Free programmable Thermostat

The Hydro One Free programmable Thermostat does the saving for you

Do you have central air? Sign up for peaksaver PLUS® Hydro One Free programmable Thermostat and we’ll install and set up a FREE $250 programmable thermostat to help you easily manage your home’s temperature. You’ll also be helping to ease the strain on Ontario’s electricity grid.

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Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) Toronto, Ontario

Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) is a new financing tool offered by the City of Toronto to help you improve your home’s energy efficiency and save money.

Upgrading your insulation and replacing an old furnace are examples of cost-effective improvements – also called retrofits – that can cut your energy bills, improve home comfort and reduce harmful emissions to the environment. For many people, however, the high upfront cost of these improvements can be a barrier to taking action.

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Ontario senior homeowners’ property tax grant (OSHPTG)

Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant (OSHPTG)

Ontario senior homeowners' property tax grant (OSHPTG) is intended to help offset property taxes for seniors who own their own home and who have low to moderate incomes. This program is funded entirely by the Province of Ontario. The Canada Revenue Agency administers this program for Ontario.

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Newfoundland Labrador Down payment Assistance Program

Newfoundland Labrador Down payment Assistance Program

NOTE: The 2015-16 Down payment Assistance Program (DAP) is now closed. Applications postmarked after December 9, 2015, will not be accepted, as funding has been fully committed.

Who is eligible?

Applicants for the Newfoundland Labrador Down payment Assistance Program must be first-time home buyers from any region of the province who meet the DAP requirements and all other criteria for approval from a financial institution.

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Manitoba Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Program

Manitoba Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Program

HOMEWorks! is the first pillar of Manitoba’s new, affordable
income housing strategy, HOUSINGFirst.

Manitoba Home Buyer Down Payment Assistance Program is a $104.5 million, three-year fund to increase the supply of affordable housing in Manitoba through:

• support for the new rental housing, housing
co-operatives and home ownership
• down payment assistance to home buyers
• rent supplements
• renovation options for northern
remote communities

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Down payment Assistance Rural Home ownership Manitoba

Down payment Assistance Rural Home ownership Manitoba

Manitoba Housing is offering a new Rural Home ownership Program in select Manitoba communities, excluding urban centres where demand for rental housing currently exists.

The Rural Home Ownership Program has two unique streams:

  • Vacant Rural Home ownership Stream
  • Qualifying applicants may be able to purchase vacant homes owned by Manitoba Housing in select rural communities.

Get the Vacant Rural Home ownership Stream Application Form (PDF)
Get the Vacant Rural Home ownership Stream Statement of Income Declaration Form (PDF)
Get the Vacant Rural Home ownership Stream Program Evaluation Form (PDF)

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