Site: Brockville - Central Ave
Service: Ontario Renovates Program - Social Housing
|Record #: KGN0579||Last Full Update: 01 Apr 2016|
|Alternate Name||Ontario Renovates Program|
|Public Comments||Applications are only accepted during a certain time of the year, contact the organization to inquire on the application process.|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Brockville|
|Address & Map||
25 Central Ave W, Ste 200
Brockville, ON K6V 4N6
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|Intersection||Stewart Blvd and Central Ave|
|Bus Route Notes||Brockville Transit Transit map * Stop times and locations|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||Provides financial assistance to low income homeowners by way of a forgivable loan in order to repair their home while improving the energy-efficiency of the unit and/or increase accessibility of their unit through modifications and adaptions.
Major repairs and rehabilitation required to make a house safe while improving energy efficiency including:
* heating systems
* doors and windows
* roofs, walls, floors and ceilings
* vents, louvers
* electrical systems
* septic systems, well water and well drilling
Modifications to increase accessibility related to housing and reasonably related to the occupant's disability including:
* chair and bath lifts
* height adjustments to counter tops
* cues for doorbells/fire alarms
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Leeds and Grenville United Counties|
|Eligibility||Property taxes and mortgage payments must be verified and up-to-date. Owners of mobile homes must provide verification that mortgage payments and land lease payments are paid up-to-date.
The property must be located in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville or the
municipalities of the City of Brockville, Town of Prescott, or Town of Gananoque.
Applicants must own a home that is their sole and principle residence with a market value at or below $150,000.
Applicants must have a total gross household income that does not exceed $45,000.
Applicant’s assets must not be in excess of $20,000. All assets are included with the
exception of vehicles used for employment, registered retirement savings plan (RRSP), registered retirement income fund (RRIF), registered disability savings plan (RDSP), and registered education savings plan (RESP). Recreational vehicles, boats, other investments, and business interests for instance, are included in the asset calculation.
Target client groups include but are not limited to:
* persons with disabilities
* victims of family violence
* aboriginal people living off-reserve
* low to moderate income singles and families
* residents of remote communities
|Application||Call to apply or download the application form www.leedsgrenville.com/en/live/housing/OntarioRenovates.asp|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Service Categories||Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services ; Home Barrier Removal Grants ; Home Rehabilitation Programs ; Housing Development|
|Office Phone||613-342-3840 ext 2401|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-267-8146 ext 2401|
|Primary Contact||Elizabeth Knapp, Case Manager, Housing|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing|