Kingston. Community Services Group

Site: Kingston - 362 Montreal St

Service: Housing and Social Services Department - Kingston Frontenac Renovates Program

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Former Name Ontario Renovates Program
Notes
Public Comments Applications are only accepted during a certain time of the year, contact the organization to inquire on the application process.
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
362 Montreal St
Kingston, ON K7K 3H5
 
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Intersection Montreal St and Stephen St
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Program for low and modest income households that provides funding for major repairs and rehabilitation required to make a house safe and housing modifications to increase accessibility.

Consists of two sub-components:
Home Repair to assist low to moderate income home owner households: repairs their home to bring to acceptable standards while improving the energy-efficiency of the unit * increases accessibility of their unit through modifications and adaptations

Multi-Unit Rehabilitation to assist: landlords of eligible affordable rental projects to rehabilitate units that require essential repairs and/or modify units to increase accessibility * low to moderate income home owners to create a new affordable rental unit in an existing single family home * existing shelters repair, rehabilitate and improve units that assist victims of family violence

* Major repairs and rehabilitation required to make a house safe while improving energy efficiency including: heating systems * chimneys * doors and windows * foundations * roofs, walls, floors and ceilings * vents, louvers * electrical systems * plumbing * septic systems, well water and well drilling

* Modifications to increase accessibility related to housing and reasonably related to the occupant's disability including: ramps * handrails * chair and bath lifts * height adjustments to counter tops * cues for doorbells/fire alarms
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
Eligibility Eligible households must: 
* Have a household income at or below the 60th income percentile. 
* Own a home that is their sole and principal residence with a market value at or below the average Multiple Listing Service MLS® resale price. 
 
Target client groups include but are not limited to: seniors * persons with disabilities * victims of family violence * Aboriginal people living off-reserve * low to moderate income singles and families * residents of remote communities
Application Call to apply or download the application form from the website
Languages English ; French - can be arranged
Fees None
Service Categories Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services ; Home Barrier Removal Grants ; Home Rehabilitation Programs ; Housing Development
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-546-2695 ext 4949
Fax 613-546-2623
E-Mail lcarrier@cityofkingston.ca
Website www.cityofkingston.ca
Primary Contact Lynn Carrier, CFS Clerk, Housing
Primary Executive Mitchell Grange, Housing Programs Administrator; Phone: 613-546-2695 ext 4996; Email: mgrange@cityofkingston.ca
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Print Material Brochure
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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