Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Assists homeowners with repairs, including accessibility, health and safety issues, and energy efficiency in the form of an interest-free forgivable loan 
  • Assists homeowners to create a new affordable rental unit in an existing single family home 
  • Assists landlords of eligible affordable rental housing to rehabilitate unites that require essential repairs and/or modify units to increase accessibility
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-1 2noon, 1 pm-4:15 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:45 pm
Areas Served Fauquier Township ; Fauquier-Strickland Township ; Harty ; Kapuskasing ; Moonbeam ; Opasatika ; Val Rita
Eligibility
  • Single dwelling home owners at or below the 60th income percentile for the area 
  • Landlords of affordable rental housing projects
 
Eligible repairs may include: 
  • Structural 
  • Electrical 
  • Plumbing 
  • Heating 
  • Roofs, walls, floors, and ceilings 
  • 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 
  • Safety-related features that help seniors stay in their home 
  • Creation of self-contained secondary suites for affordable rental purposes 
  • Creation of garden suites for seniors and/or persons with disabilities
Application
  • Through the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board 
  • Repairs must begin within 120 days of project approval; copies of all financial invoices must be kept for reporting and audit purposes 
  • Loans up to $25,000 may be secured by promissory notes 
  • Loans over $25,000 require mortgages registered on title 
  • Loan forgiveness period is 10 years for single dwelling homes and 15 years for multi-unit dwellings
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-335-3435
Toll Free Phone 1-800-588-4443
Fax 705-335-3435
Website www.cdssab.on.ca
Located In Community Kapuskasing
Address 6 Ash St
Kapuskasing, ON P5N 2C8
 
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Intersection Ash St and Brunetville Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal