Kingston. Community Services Group

Site: Kingston - 362 Montreal St

Service: Housing and Social Services Department - Kingston Frontenac Renovates Program

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Contact Information
Public Comments Applications are only accepted during a certain time of the year, contact the organization to inquire on the application process.
Office Phone 613-546-2695 ext 4949
Fax 613-546-2623
E-Mail lcarrier@cityofkingston.ca
Website www.cityofkingston.ca
Primary Contact Lynn Carrier, CFS Clerk, Housing
Primary Executive Mitchell Grange, Housing Programs Administrator; Phone: 613-546-2695 ext 4996; Email: mgrange@cityofkingston.ca
Address & Map
362 Montreal St
Kingston, ON K7K 3H5
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Program for low and modest income households that provides funding for major repairs and rehabilitation required to make a house safe and housing modifications to increase accessibility.

Consists of two sub-components:
Home Repair to assist low to moderate income home owner households: repairs their home to bring to acceptable standards while improving the energy-efficiency of the unit * increases accessibility of their unit through modifications and adaptations

Multi-Unit Rehabilitation to assist: landlords of eligible affordable rental projects to rehabilitate units that require essential repairs and/or modify units to increase accessibility * low to moderate income home owners to create a new affordable rental unit in an existing single family home * existing shelters repair, rehabilitate and improve units that assist victims of family violence

* Major repairs and rehabilitation required to make a house safe while improving energy efficiency including: heating systems * chimneys * doors and windows * foundations * roofs, walls, floors and ceilings * vents, louvers * electrical systems * plumbing * septic systems, well water and well drilling

* Modifications to increase accessibility related to housing and reasonably related to the occupant's disability including: ramps * handrails * chair and bath lifts * height adjustments to counter tops * cues for doorbells/fire alarms
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
Eligibility Eligible households must: 
* Have a household income at or below the 60th income percentile. 
* Own a home that is their sole and principal residence with a market value at or below the average Multiple Listing Service MLS® resale price. 
 
Target client groups include but are not limited to: seniors * 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 from the website
Languages English ; French - can be arranged
Fees None
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Print Material Brochure
Date Updated 04 Sep 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services ; Home Barrier Removal Grants ; Home Rehabilitation Programs ; Housing Development

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