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If you own a home and it needs to be repaired or modified, you can apply for the Ontario Renovates Program. You may qualify for up to $25,000 in forgivable loans to:

  • Keep your home in good repair
  • Install accessibility features like ramps, bath lifts or alarms

Who is eligible?

You may qualify based on:

  • Your income
  • The value of your home (maximum of $360,500)

 

Please see the Ontario Renovates Fact Sheet  for more information on eligibility and for a list of projects that could be covered. Please call 519-575-4400 or email ontariorenovates@regionofwaterloo.ca if you have any questions.

How to apply

To apply, complete the Ontario Renovates application form and send by 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 
Fax:519-575-4026

Email: ontariorenovates@regionofwaterloo.ca

To receive a loan this year you will need to apply before December 1. A limited amount of funding is available each year.

If you qualify, we will set up a home inspection for you. If you need repairs right away because of a water leak or other urgent issue, please call 519-575-4400.

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

 

  • Ramps
  • Handrails
  • Chair and bath lifts, and
  • Height adjustments to countertops.

To apply for the Ontario Renovates Program, please download the Application Form and submit it to the address below:

Region of Waterloo - Housing
c/o Ontario Renovates Program
20 Weber Street East, 4th Floor
Kitchener  ON  N2H 1C3 

For more information, please view the Ontario Renovates Fact Sheet or contact us at ontariorenovates@regionofwaterloo.ca.
 

 

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