Ontario Renovates program

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Homeowner

The Ontario Renovates homeowner program provides financial assistance to low-income seniors and to persons with disabilities for essential repairs and accessibility modifications to support independent living. 

Financial assistance up to a maximum of $20,000 is available in the form of:  

  • A 10-year forgivable loan of $15,000 to make essential home repairs and/or  accessibility modifications  
  • A grant of $5,000 for accessibility modifications only.

Private rental units

The Ontario Renovates program aims to increase the supply of affordable and accessible housing units by providing qualifying private landlords with funding to make accessibility modifications to their existing rental units.  

Financial assistance is available in the form of a 15-year forgivable loan of $15,000 per rental unit, up to a maximum of $100,000 for ten units per property. 

Not-for-profit rental units

The Ontario Renovates program aims to increase the supply of affordable and accessible housing by providing qualifying not-for-profit landlords with funding for essential repairs and accessibility modifications to their existing rental unit(s).  

Financial assistance is available in the form of a 15-year forgivable loan of $15,000 per rental unit, up to a maximum of $100,000 for ten units per property.