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Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners

Funding for Home Repairs for Muskoka Home Owners

Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners – Do you have home repairs that need to be done, but you don't have enough money to do them?

Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners
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Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners is a program for low and modest income households that provides funding for necessary:

  • Home repairs
  • Home accessibility modifications for persons with disabilities
  • The purchase and installation of energy-saving products

Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners

Funding is limited, and will be available based on eligibility requirements and receipt of complete and eligible applications. There are 12 Ontario Renovates loans available , at a maximum of $12,200 each.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Property value may not exceed the House Value Threshold, set at $295,000 for 2017/2018
  • Total household income must be at or below the Homeowner Income Threshold, set at $79,700 for 2017/2018
  • Total household asset level must be less than $20,000 which includes, savings, GIC's, and other financial assets (not including RRSP's or RESP's) and land or other properties, but does not include items such as vehicles
  • The home must be at least five years old
  • The home cannot have been purchased with a Homeownership down payment assistance loan
  • Ontario Renovates projects must meet eligible repair project parameters

Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners

Terms & Conditions

  • The program will fund up to 100% of the cost of qualifying repairs, replacements and related costs to a maximum of $12,200 per owner-occupied home, in the form of a forgivable loan based on the cost of the approved work items
  • The loan forgiveness period for the home repair loan is 10 years
  • Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners are forgiven at an equal rate annually, for each of the 10 years
  • Applicants will be required to sign a loan agreement with the District Municipality of Muskoka, and the home repair loan will be secured through a mortgage that will be registered on title
  • Once an applicant(s) is in receipt of a conditional letter of acceptance for the Ontario Renovates program, and until the project is complete and the forgivable loan is registered on title, applicant(s) may not change any terms of their mortgage, including refinancing

Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners
The District must be named as an additional insured party on the applicant's home insurance policy

Accessibility Grants

Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners Accessibility Grants are available in funding amounts of up to $5000.00 (non-repayable) for accessibility modifications
A healthcare professional must provide confirmation of the disability and outline the recommended modifications to enable greater independent living
Accessibility Modification Grants may be combined with Home Repair loans at the discretion of the District
For more information regarding the Ontario Renovates Accessibilities Grant please refer to the Ontario Renovates Program Guidelines
Forgivable Grants for Muskoka Home Owners
Direct Questions to:
Affordable Housing Program
:(705) 645-2412, ext. 614


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Muskoka down payment assistance, forgivable loan

Muskoka down payment assistance, forgivable loan

Muskoka down payment assistance:

The purpose of the Home ownership Component of the Investment in Affordable Housing (Extension) for
Ontario (IAH-E) program is to provide down payment assistance in the form of a forgivable loan to eligible
individuals and families for the purchase of a home.

Eligible homes include resale and new homes (including conversions from non-residential use that include a new home warranty).

The home must be the sole and principal residence of the approved purchaser(s), and be located within The District
Municipality of Muskoka (the District) in order to receive Muskoka down payment assistance.

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