District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (The)

Ontario Renovates Program

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Assists homeowners with repairs to address health and safety issues and increase energy efficiency
  • Provides assistance in the form of an interest-free forgivable loan
  • Provides a grant to make a home more accessible for a household member with a disability
Repairs may include:
  • Doors and windows
  • Electrical
  • Fire safety
  • Heating
  • Plumbing
  • Roofs
  • Septic systems
  • Structural
  • Well water
  • Improved accessibility such as ramps, handrails, chair and bath lifts, height adjustment for countertops and cues for doorbells/fire alarms
  • Safety-related features that help seniors stay in their home
Comments
The loan is forgiven at 10% each year. The grant is up to $5,000 and repayment is not required if approved.
Eligibility
  • Low to moderate income homeowners
  • The house must be the sole and principle residence
  • The house must be in urgent need of repair to bring it up to a reasonable standard
  • Cash and assets must be at or below $20,000 (includes savings accounts and bonds, excludes RRSP/RESP/RDSP)
Application Process
Call, email, or visit the website for the application form
Office
807-766-4091
Fax
807-345-7921
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
contact.us@tbdssab.ca
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed application form and proof of income
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
February 15, 2022
Address
231 May St S
Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 1B5
Located on the corner of May St S and Arthur St E
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Hours of Operation
Limited hours for public access
By Phone: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
In Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Thunder Bay District