Forgivable Grants for Lambton Home Repairs

The Forgivable Grants Lambton Home Repairs program offers financial assistance to repair deficiencies and improve accessibility for eligible households in need.

Forgivable Grants Lambton Home Repairs program provides one-time assistance in the form of a 10-year forgivable loan, which is secured by registration on title, for home repairs to a maximum of $20,000 per household.

Additional funding above the $20,000 maximum may be approved on a case-by-case basis by the Program Administrator, in its sole discretion.

Forgivable Grants for Lambton Home Repairs
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The program also provides assistance in the form of a grant, which does not require repayment, for accessibility improvements to a maximum of $5,000 per household.

Forgivable Grants Lambton Home Repairs Renovates Information
https://www.lambtononline.ca/home/residents/housingservices/Documents/LR%20Info%20Sheet%202016%20Feb%202016.pdf

Forgivable Grants for Lambton Home Repairs

Who is eligible?

Households who meet the following sample criteria: (For a complete list of eligibility criteria, please see the Forgivable Grants for Lambton Home Repairs Information Sheet above).

  • Total household income and assets complies with the income and asset criteria as listed in the Information Sheet.
  • Own of a home in Lambton County that is your sole and principal residence with a maximum market value of $210,000.
  • All property taxes and mortgage payments must be up to date and insurance coverage in place for the full value of the home.
  • Your home must be in need of repair, energy and/or accessibility upgrades.

What types of repairs can be done?

Eligible repairs under the Forgivable Grants for Lambton Home Repairs Program may include major repairs and rehabilitation required to make your home safe while improving energy efficiency. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Heating systems including furnace replacement
  • Chimneys
  • Foundations
  • Roofs, vents, louvers
  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing, toilet replacement, water heaters
  • Septic systems and well water, well drilling

Forgivable Grants Lambton Home Repairs
Modifications to increase accessibility related to housing and the occupant's disability include, but not limited to:

  • Ramps
  • Handrails
  • Chair and bath lifts
  • Height adjustments to counter tops
  • Bathroom renovations


How to apply?

Applications and additional information are available by contacting County of Lambton, Housing Services Department at 519-344-2062 ext. 2165, during regular business hours Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Contact:
Project Coordinator
County of Lambton – Housing Services Department
Telephone: 519-344-2062 ext. 2165
Fax: 519-344-2066
Email: mackenzie.kada@county-lambton.on.ca

County of Lambton's Home ownership Down Payment Assistance Program

Home ownership Assistance Program , please note the following:

Homes purchased prior to April 1, 2017, are not eligible for funding.
Eligible applicants must submit the Purchase of Sale Agreement a minimum of 30 business days prior to the closing date.
All program requirements must be met a minimum of 15 business days prior to the closing date (i.e. final mortgage financing confirmation, Purchase of Sale conditions waiver).

Forgivable Grants Lambton Home Repairs

Forgivable Grants Lambton Home Repairs

The purpose of the County of Lambton's Home ownership Down Payment Assistance Program is to provide eligible households living in rental accommodations with loan assistance of up to 10% to a maximum of $21,500 for the purchase of a new or resale home not exceeding $215,000.

Approval for funding is based on the information provided by applicants through the Home ownership Down Payment Assistance Application Form. Conditions for funding include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or have Refugee claimant status
  • Applicants must be a renter, which is defined as a Tenant who has a rental agreement for a self-contained unit with a property owner who is not a relative
  • Applicants and/or their spouse/partner do not currently own a home or have an ownership interest in a home or land
  • Applicants seeking funds to offset construction costs on land they currently own are not eligible for funding
  • Applicants have a maximum household income of $84,100
  • Applicants have a maximum of $100,000 in assets, which includes bank accounts, investments and any property
  • Applicants do not have outstanding social housing arrears in Ontario
  • Applicants will use the purchased home as their sole and principal residence
  • Applicants qualify for a mortgage through a recognized financial institution
  • Applicants who require a co-signer and/or guarantor to qualify for a mortgage are not eligible for funding
  • Home must be modest in size and located in Lambton County
  • Home may be detached, semi-detached, town home, or apartment
  • Mobile homes and homes on Reserve Lands are not eligible for funding
  • Resale homes require a recent home inspection completed by a certified home inspector and paid for by the purchaser/applicant
  • New homes, including conversions from non-residential use, must qualify for a Tarion Certificate of Completion and Possession under the Ontario New Home Warranty Program
  • Homes purchased privately require a recent home appraisal completed by a professional appraiser and paid for by the purchaser/applicant

Forgivable Grants for Lambton Home Repairs

Forgivable Grants Lambton Home Repairs
Conditions for Repayment

Loan is forgiven if home is sold after 20 years provided the homeowner has complied with all the terms and conditions of the Loan Agreement.
If the home is sold before 20 year period expires, homeowner must repay the original loan plus a percentage of the realized capital gain.
If the home is sold before 20 year period expires and homeowner experiences a capital loss, repayment would be reduced by the amount of loss, provided the sale meets the following criteria:

the unit is sold at a fair market value; and
the purchase and sale of the unit is an arm's-length transaction

If the purchaser is in default of any term of the Loan Agreement within 20 years of the date of purchase, it is deemed a sale and the loan plus a percentage of the realized capital gain becomes immediately due.

Application Process for Forgivable Grants Lambton Home Repairs

  • Only complete applications will be considered. Home ownership Down Payment Assistance Application Form. An application must have all information entered and all supporting documentation provided to be considered complete.
  • Incomplete applications will be returned.
  • If an applicant is deemed eligible for the down payment assistance, the following minimum additional documentation is required:
  • Photocopy of the Purchase of Sale Agreement
  • Completion of the Loan Agreement
  • For resale homes, a Home Inspection Report by a certified professional Home Inspector is required, at the applicant's expense
  • For new homes, a Tarion Certificate of Completion and Possession under the Ontario New Home Warranty Program
  • For homes purchased privately, a copy of the home appraisal, completed by a professional appraiser, at the applicant's expense
  • Completed applications along with required documentation can be dropped off at the County of Lambton Housing Services Department. The office is located on the 2nd Floor of the Bayside Centre in Sarnia (150 N. Christina Street) and is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact; Project Coordinator
County of Lambton – Housing Services Department
Telephone: 519-344-2062 ext 2165
Fax: 519-344-2066
Email: mackenzie.kada@county-lambton.on.ca

DISCLAIMER

We believe the information contained in this article to be accurate. It is presented with the understanding that we are not engaged in rendering legal,accounting, or investment advice.

When professional assistance is required, utilize the services of a licensed real estate broker, lawyer, accountant, or other consultant as may be required.

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Forgivable Grants for Leeds Grenville Home Owners

Forgivable Grants for Leeds Grenville Home Owners – Are you a homeowner in Leeds Grenville Ontario and is your home in need of repairs?

Does your home require modifications to reduce physical barriers related to housing for a resident in your home in Leeds Grenville Ontario

Forgivable Grants for Leeds Grenville Home Owners
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The Forgivable Grants for Leeds Grenville Home Owners program provides financial assistance to low income homeowners by way of a forgivable loan in order to repair their home while improving the energy-efficiency of the unit, and/or increase accessibility of their unit through modifications and adaptions.
Types of home repairs that may be eligible include:

  • heating systems
  • chimneys
  • doors and windows
  • foundations
  • roofs
  • walls
  • floors and ceilings
  • Forgivable Grants for Leeds Grenville Home Owners
  • vents
  • louvers
  • electrical systems (does not include installation of solar panels)
  • plumbing
  • septic systems
  • well water and
  • well drilling

Types of accessibility repairs that may be eligible include:

  • ramps
  • handrails
  • chair and bath lifts
  • height adjustment to counter tops and
  • cues for doorbells/fire alarms

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants must be homeowners residing within the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, with a modest home valued at less than $200,000. Annual household income cannot exceed $55,000, and household assets cannot exceed $20,000. Property taxes, mortgage payments, land lease payments for mobile homeowners, and home insurance payments must be paid up to date.

Income and assets from all persons 18 years and older in the household must be reported, however, the income from all dependent children 18 and older enrolled in full time school will be excluded.
Funding is limited:

Forgivable Grants for Leeds Grenville Home Owners

Applications are now being accepted on a first come, first approved basis subject to funding availability.

An information package including the application form is available for download below. You can also contact the Community and Social Services Division for more information and to obtain an application form:

Community and Social Services Division
Phone No.: 613-342-3840, extension 2401
or
Toll Free: 1-800-267-8146, extension 2401

Forgivable Grants for Leeds Grenville Home Owners

Funding for the Forgivable Grants for Leeds Grenville Home Owners Program is provided through the Investment in Affordable Housing for Ontario (IAH) (2014 Extension) from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

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We believe the information contained in this article to be accurate.It is presented with the understanding that we are not engaged in
rendering legal,accounting, or investment advice. 
When professional assistance is required, utilize the services of a licensed real estate
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Forgivable Grants for London Home Owners

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What is Forgivable Grants for London Home Owners: Home Adaptations for Independence?

The program offers financial assistance for low to moderate income households to increase accessibility of their dwelling through minor modifications and adaptations.

Forgivable Grants for London Home Owners

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Forgivable Grants for London Home Owners

What financial assistance can I get?

Forgivable Grants for London Home Owners Eligible clients may receive up to $5,000.00 in the form of a grant for approved home modifications. The grant does not have to be repaid provided that the homeowner agrees to continue to occupy the dwelling for at least six months commencing on the first day of the month after the final payment is issued. For a landlord/tenant application, the grand does not have to be repaid provided that the landlord agrees that the work will not result in a rent increase to the unit.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for the Forgivable Grants for London Home Owners program, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Be a person with a disability who requires modification to their dwelling in order to live independently or be a senior age 60 or older and have difficulty with daily living activities
  • The home is assessed at a maximum of $265,000 for homeowners
  • For landlord/tenant households, the unit must be modest and the rent not to exceed the Average Market Rent for London * The Average Market Rent for: Apartments; Bach $632/month, one bedroom $807/month, two bedroom $1013/month and, three bedroom $1,160/month. Row Structures; two bedroom $965/month, three + bedroom $1021/month.
  • The income of the household is a maximum of $60,000
  • The home/unit is the sole and principal residence
  • Modifications must be completed within two months after the date of the Final Approval letter
  • Properties must be located in the City of London or Middlesex County
  • Any work carried out before written confirmation of final approval from the City of London is not eligible for assistance

What can I use the funding for?

The Forgivable Grants for London Home OwnersProgram covers modifications which are permanent and make it easier and safer for a person with a disability or a senior. Minor modifications can include, but are not limited to:

Ramps

  • Handrails
  • Chair and bath lifts
  • Grab bars
  • Levered handles on doors and faucets
  • Multiple cue smoke detectors
  • Personal emergency response system
  • Height adjustment to counter tops

How do I apply?

You can obtain an application form from the City of London, Housing Access Centre at:

355 Wellington Street, Suite 248, London or
By calling 519-661-0861

DISCLAIMER

We believe the information contained in this article to be accurate.It is presented with the understanding that we are not engaged in rendering legal,accounting, or investment advice.

When professional assistance is required, utilize the services of a licensed real estate broker, lawyer, accountant, or other consultant as may be required.

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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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understanding that we are not engaged in
rendering legal,accounting, or investment advice.
When professional assistance is required,
utilize the services of a licensed real estate
broker, lawyer, accountant,
or other consultant as may be required.

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Home Repairs Funding Peel-Ontario

Homeowner Renovation Assistance Region of Peel
Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon

The Region of Peel offers Home Repairs Funding Peel-Ontario to eligible homeowners to cover the cost of home repairs and accessibility improvements.

Forgivable Grants for Ottawa Home Owners
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This grant is available to eligible seniors (age 65 and over) or people with a disability who have an annual household income of no more than $60,000.

Contact Us

If you have questions, contact us by phone at 905-793-9200.

Second Unit Renovation Assistance Region of Peel
Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon

Home Repairs Funding Peel-Ontario

The Region of Peel offers Home Repairs Funding Peel-Ontario to eligible homeowners to cover the cost of home repairs and accessibility improvements to existing second units. A second unit is defined as a private, self-contained unit within an existing home, with a separate entrance, its own full kitchen and bathroom, and a separate bedroom(s).

Home Repairs Funding Peel-Ontario

 

 

 

 

 

This grant is available to eligible homeowners who are renovating an existing second unit to improve health and safety, increase accessibility and register the unit in the Peel region.

Home Repairs Funding Peel-Ontario

Home Repairs Funding Peel-Ontario

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

If you have questions, contact us by phone at 905-791-7800 ext. 8032 or by email at zzg-peelrenovatessecondunits@peelregion.ca

 
Home Repairs Funding Peel-Ontario

 

 

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER

We believe the information contained in this
article to be accurate.It is presented with the
understanding that we are not engaged in
rendering legal,accounting, or investment advice.
When professional assistance is required,
utilize the services of a licensed real estate
broker, lawyer, accountant,
or other consultant as may be required.

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DISCLAIMER

 

 

 

 

 

We believe the information contained in this
article to be accurate.It is presented with the
understanding that we are not engaged in
rendering legal,accounting, or investment advice.
When professional assistance is required,
utilize the services of a licensed real estate
broker, lawyer, accountant,
or other consultant as may be required.