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Renovate Northumberland

Renovate Northumberland

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Please be advised that all funding for this program has been notionally allocated; therefore, we are no longer accepting applications for Renovate Northumberland

That said, please feel free to submit an Expression of Interest to Habitat for Humanity, using the button below, in case additional funding becomes available through their ReNewIt program.

Thank you for your patience in this regard.


What's it all about?

It's about helping low to moderate income homeowners in Northumberland improve their living conditions in an affordable way!

Renovate Northumberland offers financial assistance to complete much needed home repairs, energy efficiency upgrades and accessibility upgrades for persons with disabilities. This program provides assistance in the form of a forgivable loan for home repairs (to a maximum of $25,000) or a grant for accessibility upgrades (under $5,000).

To submit your Expression of Interest CLICK HERE

How to apply?

Homeowners who need repairs to their home or accessibility upgrades submit an "Expression of Interest" which will be screened jointly by Northumberland County Community & Social Services and Habitat for Humanity Northumberland. If approved to move forward with a full application, the homeowner will be contacted by one of these agencies. 

What type of repairs can be done?

Eligible home repairs may be in one or more of these areas:Tips for choosing a contractor

  • Heating systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Chimneys,
  • Doors and windows
  • Foundations, roofs, walls, floors and ceilings
  • Plumbing, toilet replacements, water heaters
  • Septic systems and well water/drilling

Modifications to increase accessibility may include:

  • Ramps
  • Handrails,
  • Chair and bath lifts
  • Height adjustments to countertops
  • Cues for doorbells and/or fire alarms

For more details, call: 905-372-6846 / 1-800-354-7050, ext. 2304 or email: css@northumberlandcounty.ca 

 

 

 

 

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