Funding for Secondary (In-Law) Suites

If you would like to add an affordable secondary (in-law) suite to your home, the Region can help you pay for the cost. Funding is available through Ontario Renovates.

Who is eligible

You may qualify for funding to help build an affordable secondary  suite based on:

  • Your home is a single family home with a maximum value of $403,635
  • The new unit is self-contained and conforms to municipal zoning and building requirements
  • Your tenant's household income
  • The amount of rent you want to  charge for the secondary suite 

Please read our fact sheet to learn more about eligibility. Please call or email if you have any questions.

How to apply

Fill out the application form and fax, email, mail, or drop the form off at:

Ontario Renovates Program
Region of Waterloo - Housing Services

20 Weber Street East, 4th Floor 
Kitchener, ON  N2H 1C3 

To receive a loan this year you will need to apply before December 1, as funding is limited.

This program is funded by the federal and provincial governments through the Investment in Affordable Housing Program.