District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Ontario Renovates Program

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Assists homeowners with repairs, including accessibility, health and safety issues, and energy efficiency in the form of an interest-free forgivable loan
  • Provides up to $25,000 in forgivable loan assistance
Comments
10% of the loan is forgiven each year and is fully forgiven after 10 years.
Eligibility
Individuals must:
  • be 18 years of age or older and a Canadian Citizen or Landed immigrant
  • own a home in the District of Nipissing that serves as their sole and principle residence
  • be at a low to moderate income level

Eligible repairs may include:
  • Structural (foundations, roofs, walls, floors, ceilings)
  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing
  • Heating and energy conservation systems
  • Doors and windows
  • Vents, louvers
  • Fire safety
  • Septic systems and well water
  • Improved accessibility such as ramps, handrails, chair and bath lifts, height adjustment for countertops and cues for doorbells/fire alarms
  • Creation of secondary dwellings (additional approvals are required)
Application Process
  • Apply through the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board
  • A completed application form and supporting documents are required
  • Repairs must begin within 120 days of project approval
  • Loan forgiveness period is 10 years
Office
705-474-2151 Ext 43355
Fax
705-474-0136
Web Site
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Email
info@dnssab.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 750
North Bay, ON, P1B 8V6
Canada
Languages
English, French
Contact
Cameron Messmer, Housing Programs Administrator
Email: cameron.messmer@dnssab.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Visit the website to view a list of documents needed to apply
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
January 18, 2023
Address
200 McIntyre St E
North Bay, ON, P1B 8V6
Located at McIntyre St E near Wyld St
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Nipissing District
  • North Bay