Low-income home owners who are at risk of being homeless can apply for a grant of up to $5,000 for emergency minor home repairs through Renfrew County Housing. If your home is unsafe and you do not have the funds to pay for repairs, you can apply for a grant of up to $5,000 by completing the application form at the County of Renfrew website. The grants must be approved by Renfrew County Housing and are provided on a first come first serve basis.
Some limitations apply for the grant such as the household income must be lower than $60,000 and the value of the home must be lower than $175,000.
The grant will cover home repairs such as:
- Furnace or oil tank
- Water and sewer pumps
- Home safety
For more information contact Carol Neill, General Manager, Renfrew County Housing Corporation 1-855-432-6450 or 613-432-3679.