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Low Income People Involvement of Nipissing

Recovery Bank and Property Tax Hardship Programs


Description

Recovery Bank

A joint initiative between LIPI and the Near North Landlords Association providing assistance to both landlords and tenants who have struggled financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Accepting applications from tenants with rent and/or utility arrears
  • Accepting applications from the tenants' landlords with rent arrears
Application form can be found online here
Appointments can be made by phone for those without computer access

Property Tax Hardship Program

Provides assistance to North Bay households with property tax arrears on primary residence, due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Program will match taxpayer payments made to property tax account
  • Maximum contribution of 50% of tax arrears determined at time of application
  • Arrears prior to February 1, 2020 are not eligible for the program
  • Payments will be made directly to City on behalf of taxpayer
Application form can be found online here
Hours of Operation
Mon
1000 - 1400
Tue
1000 - 1400
Wed
1000 - 1400
Thu
1000 - 1400
Fri
1000 - 1400

Mon-Fri 10 am-2 pm
Eligibility
Recovery Bank
  • tenants who are in arrears with rent and/or utilities, and landlords whose tenants are in arrears with rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic (both must agree to participate)

Property Tax Hardship Program
  • Residents of North Bay who have suffered a significant impact to household income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, and
  • have arrears for 2020 final and/or 2021 interim property tax, and
  • can demonstrate ability to maintain property taxes under normal circumstances

Application Process
Complete online application on the website, or call for an appointment
Fees
None
Documents Required
Call for information
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 20, 2021