Manitoulin Sudbury District Services Board
Ontario Renovates Program

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  • Assists homeowners with repairs, including accessibility, health and safety issues, and energy efficiency in the form of an interest-free forgivable loan
     
  • Assists homeowners to create a new affordable rental unit in an existing single family home
     
  • Assists landlords of eligible affordable rental housing to rehabilitate units that require essential repairs and/or modify units to increase accessibility
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Satellite offices located in:
Chapleau
Little Current
Warren
Eligibility
  • Single dwelling home owners at or below the 60th income percentile for the area
  • Landlords of affordable rental housing projects

Eligible repairs may include:
  • Structural
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Heating
  • Roofs, walls, floors, and ceilings
  • Doors and windows
  • Vents, louvers
  • Fire safety
  • Septic systems and well water
  • Improved accessibility such as ramps, handrails, chair and bath lifts, height adjustment for countertops and cues for doorbells/fire alarms
  • Safety-related features that help seniors stay in their home
  • Creation of self-contained secondary suites for affordable rental purposes
  • Creation of garden suites for seniors and/or persons with disabilities


Residency Requirements: Does not serve the city of Greater Sudbury
Application Process
  • Through the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board
  • Repairs must begin within 120 days of project approval; copies of all financial invoices must be kept for reporting and audit purposes
  • Loan forgiveness period is 10 years for single dwelling homes and 15 years for multi-unit dwellings
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None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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(20) Regional Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 25, 2019

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