Provides assistance to senior homeowners (65 and older) who would like to remain in their own homes, but cannot afford necessary repairs.
The funding covers repairs that are a threat to health and safety, which includes repairs to roofing, plumbing and heating. Cosmetic repairs are not covered.
A grant of up to $6,500 is available.
To be eligible for the grant:
• You or your spouse must be at least 65 years old
• Your total household income is below the established income limit, which varies depending on household size and the area you live in
• You must own and have lived in your home for at least 1 year
Contact Housing Nova Scotia
Completed application form • Application form is available on the website or by calling Housing Nova Scotia
English • French-speaking staff available upon request