Parent Apartment Program

Provided by: Housing Nova Scotia

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Service Description

Creates affordable housing options for senior family members by providing low interest loans for additions or renovations to existing single family homes.

The maximum loan available is $25,000 and it must be repaid over a maximum of 10 years. The interest rate is established at the time of approval. If a chattel mortgage is used to secure the loan, the repayment term is a maximum of 6 years.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this program:
• You must own and live in the home you want to renovate
• You must have a good credit rating
• The senior must be 65 years of age or older with an annual income that does not exceed $20,000
• The additions/renovation must include a bedroom (minimum of 120 sq ft) and closet space. Washroom and kitchen spaces are optional, but if they are not included, they must be easily accessible

Application Process

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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