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Ontario Renovates 2018 is now closed - please check back with us Spring 2019

***Applications for the Ontario Renovates program are no longer being accepted.


Ontario Renovates is a Ministry of Housing (MHO) program for low and moderate income households that provides funding for the following:

  • Major repairs and rehabilitation required to make a house safe
  • Housing modifications to increase accessibility

The City of Cornwall as Service Manager delivers the Ontario Renovates funding to eligible property owners within the City of Cornwall and United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry.
 

Components

Ontario Renovates has two components:

  • A Home Repair component where eligible homeowners can receive a maximum forgivable loan of $18,000, with a forgiveness period of 10-years. Projects that may qualify under this component include upgrades to heating systems, doors, windows, roofs and electrical systems, etc.
  • An Accessibility Modification component where eligible homeowners can receive a maximum grant of $5,000. Projects that may qualify under this component include ramps and handrails, etc.

 

Do You Qualify?

Homeowners may apply if:

Ontario Renovates Eligibility

(subject to change in 2019)

Maximum House Value

$191,735   

Maximum Household Income (all adults 18 yrs & older)

Household of 1 $42,000       Household of 3-4 $57,000
Household of 2 $50,000       Household of 5+  $62,000

(line 236 of the 2017 Income Tax Notice of Assessment)

  • The property value does not exceed the Maximum House Value of $191,735.
  • The total household must meet the income limits shown in the Ontario Renovates Eligibility chart to the right (line 236 of the 2017 Income Tax Notice of Assessment) - combined income of all members of the household 18 years & older (who are not full-time students).
  • The property is owned and, is the sole and principal residence of the applicant.
  • Property taxes and mortgage payments are up-to-date.
  • Insurance coverage is in place for the full value of home.
  • The property is located within the City of Cornwall or the United
    Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry.


How to Apply

Ontario Renovates 2018 is now closed - please check back with us Spring 2019.

Social Housing Division
340 Pitt Street, 3rd Floor Reception
P.O. Box 877
Cornwall ON  K6H 5T9
Tel: (613) 930-2787 ext. 2344

Note:  Applications for Ontario Renovates 2018 are no longer being accepted.

 

 

 

 

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