Ottawa. City Operations

Site: Ottawa - Constellation Dr - 2nd Flr

Service: Ontario Renovates Program - Housing Services - Community and Social Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-580-2424 ext 12300
Fax 613-580-2681
E-Mail ontariorenovates@ottawa.ca
Website ottawa.ca/en/residents/social-services/housing/ontario-renovates-program
Primary Executive Saide Sayah, Program Manager; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 43083; Email: Saide.Sayah@ottawa.ca
Address & Map
Mary Pitt Centre
100 Constellation Dr, 2nd Floor East
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) The Ontario Renovates Program administered by the City’s Housing Services Branch, provides limited funding to low income seniors who own their home and to people with disabilities for essential home repairs and accessibility modifications to support independent living.

The program is also available to qualifying landlords to modify their existing units or buildings to make them more accessible to eligible seniors and persons with disabilities

Consists of two sub-components:
Home Repair to assist low income senior or people with disabilities home owner households: Essential repairs and/or modifications to make the home safer, more accessible and more energy efficient may be considered.

Multi-Unit Rehabilitation to assist: Landlords of eligible affordable rental projects to modify units to increase accessibility and essential repairs.

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 Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, April 2019 - March 2020
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Homeowners who are 65 years of age or older, persons with disabilities and/or families with a household member(s) that have a disability, may qualify for assistance, if the property is eligible and if the total gross annual income of the household is less than the maximum income limits below. 
 
Household Size: Maximum Gross Annual Income 
One Person, $36,075 
Two Person, $44,160 
Three Person, $53,610 
Four Person, $64,320 
Five Person, $72,510 
Six Person, $81,435 
Seven or more, $88,600 
 
Eligibility of Property: 
Your property may be eligible for the program if your home is: 
* Valued under $408,030 as determined by the Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) and verified by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation; 
* The home is the sole and principal residence; 
* For landlord/tenant households, the unit must be modest and the rent not exceed the Average Market Rent for Ottawa
Application Call to apply, download the application from the website or contact a local Client Service Centre
Languages English ; French
Fees None
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Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established New City of Ottawa: 2000
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Date Updated 24 May 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services ; Home Barrier Removal Grants ; Home Rehabilitation Programs ; Housing Development

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