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Ontario Renovates Program

UNITED COUNTIES OF LEEDS & GRENVILLE administers the Ontario Renovates Program.  If the below criteria fit your situation, please consider checking it out. Here is the link for you.


Contact information for the programme:

Housing Department
Community and Social Services Division
25 Central Avenue West
Suite 200
Brockville, ON K6V 4N6

Telephone: 613-342-3840 ext. 2450
Toll Free: 1-800-267-8146
TTY: 613-341-3854, 1-800-539-8685
Fax: 613-342-8908


Do you own your home? Does your home need repairs or changes to make it accessible for someone in your household? Ontario Renovates provides a loan to low income households to make necessary repairs to their home. The loan is interest-free and will be forgiven if the household lives in the home for at least ten years.

Repairs that may qualify include:

  • heating systems
  • vents
  • chimneys
  • electrical systems (not solar panels)
  • windows and doors
  • plumbing
  • roofs
  • septic systems
  • walls
  • well water and well drilling
  • floors and ceilings
  • louvers

Qualifying accessibility repairs include:

  • ramps
  • handrails
  • chair and bath lifts
  • height adjustment to countertops
  • cues for doorbells/fire alarms