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 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nipissing District
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 Nipissing 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 705-474-2151
Fax 705-474-0136
E-Mail info@dnssab.on.ca
Website www.dnssab.on.ca
Primary Executive Tom Belanger, Community Housing Services Manager
Located In Community North Bay
Address 200 McIntyre St E, 4th Fl
North Bay, ON P1B 8V6
 
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Intersection McIntyre St E and Wyld St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal