Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Niagara Region Headquarters building (including NRH) has reopened.

Please note: in-person visits are by appointment only.

Niagara Renovates Program

Homeowner

A program that assists low to moderate income households in Niagara with repairs and/or accessibility modifications to their homes.

Fact sheet

To receive an application, please contact:
Chris Rosettani
905-321-1062 or 905-980-6000 ext. 3954
Chris.Rosettani@niagararegion.ca

Completed applications can be emailed to Chris.Rosettani@niagararegion.ca. If you do not have access to email, please call Chris at 905-980-6000 ext. 3954 or 905-321-1062.

Multi-Unit Landlord

A program that provides funding to owners of rental properties in Niagara to assist in major repair of units and accessibility modifications.

Fact sheet

To receive an application, please contact:
Shannon Barnes
905-980-6000 ext. 3917
Shannon.Barnes@niagararegion.ca.

Completed applications can be emailed to Shannon.Barnes@niagararegion.ca.

Homeownership Program

The Welcome Home Niagara homeownership program offers 5% down payment assistance, through a forgivable loan, for low to moderate-income residents who rent in the Niagara region and want to buy a home.

Fact Sheet

To receive an application, please contact:
Shannon Barnes
905-980-6000 ext. 3917
shannon.barnes@niagararegion.ca.

Completed applications (with all required documents, including a mortgage pre-approval) can be sent to shannon.barnes@niagararegion.ca.

March 2019 Federal Government Announcement

The Federal Government has announced the First Time Home Buyer Incentive Program. This program is designed to help eligible Canadians purchase their first home. This fund cannot be combined with Housing Services existing Welcome Home Niagara Homeownership Program. Information on how eligible households can access the Federal program will be available in the fall of 2019.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) directly at contactcentre@cmhc.ca.


Need help with your Electricity Bill?

Beginning on January 1, 2016, The Ontario Electricity Support Program will provide an ongoing monthly rate reduction directly on the bills of eligible low-income electricity ratepayers. Eligible ratepayers may receive a maximum credit of up to $50 per month.

Apply for this program  ·  More information


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