Garage/Garden/Secondary Suite Grants In Edmonton – Alberta Cornerstones

Garage/Garden/Secondary Suite Grants In Edmonton – Alberta Cornerstones: 

Edmonton’s Plan For Affordable Housing 

Affordable housing needs in Edmonton are significant and growing. Access to safe, adequate and affordable housing is fundamental to the physical, economic and social well being of individuals, families and communities.

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First-Time Home Buyers’ Tax Credit (HBTC)

First-Time Home Buyers' Tax Credit (HBTC)

First-Time Home Buyers' Tax Credit (HBTC)This federal non-refundable income tax credit is for qualifying buyers of detached, attached, apartment condominiums, mobile homes or shares in a cooperative housing corporation. The calculation: multiply the lowest personal income tax rate for the year (15% in 2011) x $5,000. For the 2011 tax year, the maximum credit is $750.

Canada Revenue Agency

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1.800.959.8281

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Emergency Repair Program

Emergency Repair Program

  • The Emergency Repair Program is meant to help those who have a low income and need to make necessary repairs to their home. To be eligible, an individual only needs to have low income and be a tenant or homeowner in a rural area of Canada. Repairs may be made on a variety of areas of the home, including the electrical system, the foundation, chimneys, windows and doors, among other areas. The grant amount, like other financial assistance, varies depending on where one lives in Canada. Assistance totals $6,000, $9,000 and $11,000, respectively, for those that live in the southern, northern and far northern parts of the country. Repairs that are started before the application for funding has been approved in writing are not eligible for the grant.

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Down Payment Loan Assistance In The Region of Peel

Down Payment Loan Assistance In The Region Of Peel

The Home in Peel Affordable Ownership Program is designed to provide low-to-moderate income residents who are currently renting a unit in the Region of Peel (Brampton, Caledon or Mississauga) the opportunity to qualify for down payment loan assistance to buy a home in Peel Region.

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Down Payment Assistance Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Down Payment Assistance Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Equity Building Program — Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Equity Building Program — Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Goal

Assist moderate-income households to move from rental accommodation to homeownership.

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Direct To Tenant Rent Supplement Program

Direct To Tenant Rent Supplement Program

What is Direct To Tenant Rent Supplement Program? 

  • A subsidy paid directly to an eligible tenant to assist with their rental costs; 
  • Delivered by local housing operators (management bodies) located in various areas throughout the province; 
  • Subsidy is based on the difference between 30 percent of a household's income and an agreed upon market rent, to a maximum subsidy established by the housing operator.

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Cornerstone II: Edmonton’s Plan For Affordable Housing

Cornerstone II: Edmonton’s Plan For Affordable Housing

Cornerstones II Grant Program: Information Guide and Application Form

  • Building a New Secondary Suite in a New Home
  • Building a New Secondary Suite in an Existing Home
  • Building a New Garage or Garden Suite

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Conversion non-residential properties into affordable, self-contained rental housing units or bed-units

Conversion non-residential properties into affordable, self-contained rental housing units or bed-units

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) through RRAP-C assists in the creation of affordable housing  for low-income households by providing financial assistance to convert non-residential properties into affordable, self-contained rental housing units or bed-units.

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