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District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Ontario Renovates Program

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Description
  • Assists homeowners with repairs, including accessibility, health and safety issues, and energy efficiency in the form of an interest-free forgivable loan
  • Provides up to $25,000 in forgivable loan assistance
Comments
10% of the loan is forgiven each year and is fully forgiven after 10 years.
Eligibility
Individuals must:
  • be 18 years of age or older and a Canadian Citizen or Landed immigrant
  • own a home in the District of Nipissing that serves as the sole and principle residence
  • have an annual gross household income of $81,200 or less
  • have assets that do not exceed $50,000 (including savings and investments)
Eligible homes must:
  • not be rented or leased in any part
  • be valued at $393,752 or less as per the most recent Property Assessment
  • not be encumbered by a second mortgage or liens, unless there is sufficient equity in the home
Eligible repairs may include:
  • Structural (foundations, roofs, walls, floors, ceilings)
  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing
  • Heating and energy conservation systems
  • 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
Application Process
  • Apply through the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board
  • A completed application form and supporting documents are required
  • Repairs must begin within 120 days of project approval
  • Loan forgiveness period is 10 years
Office
705-474-2151 Ext 45587
Fax
705-474-0136
Web Site
https://www.dnssab.ca/housing-services/homeownership/
Email
[email protected]
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Documents Required
Visit the website to view a list of documents needed to apply
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
January 16, 2024
Address
200 McIntyre St E
North Bay, ON, P1B 8V6
Located on the corner of McIntyre St E and Wyld St
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 to 1630
Tue
0830 to 1630
Wed
0830 to 1630
Thu
0830 to 1630
Fri
0830 to 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Nipissing District
  • North Bay