Disabled Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program for Homeowners

Provided by: Housing Nova Scotia

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Service Description

Offers financial assistance for homeowners to make their homes more accessible for persons with disabilities.

The maximum amount of funding available for homeowners is a $16,000 forgivable loan.

This program is equally funded by the federal and provincial governments.

Eligibility

Eligibility for this program is determined based on the value of your home and your total household income. Property values and income thresholds can vary based on where your home is located and the size of your household.

Criteria

Properties must meet minimum health and safety standards.

Eligible Modifications

Modifications must be related to housing and the occupant’s disability.

Ineligible Modifications

Any work that is carried out before the Homeowner RRAP loan is approved in writing is not eligible for funding.

Application Process

Contact Housing Nova Scotia

Documents Required

Completed application form • Application form is available on the website or by calling Housing Nova Scotia

Fees

No fees

Languages Offered

English • French-speaking staff available upon request

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Housing Nova Scotia – Eastern Region – Sydney

Address:
Provincial Building
360 Prince Street, Suite 22
Sydney NS  B1P 5L1
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Mailing Address:
360 Prince Street, Suite 22
Sydney NS  B1P 5L1

Site Info

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Site Hours

Monday
8:30am–4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am–4:30pm
Friday
8:30am–4:30pm

Accessibility

Automatic doors at entrance • Ramp • Elevators

Coverage Area

Cape Breton Island