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Type of Aid: Forgivable Loan
Amount: For homeowners in need of disabled accessible modifications assistance is in the form of a forgivable loan up to a maximum of $10,000. Additional assistance may be available in the form of a repayable loan based on a household’s ability to repay.
Landlords are eligible for a forgivable loan for disabled modifications to a maximum of $10,000.
The maximum forgivable loan for the creation of a secondary/garden suite or an extension to an existing dwelling is $24,000.
Eligibility Requirements: Any individual who is restricted or lacks the ability (resulting from an impairment) to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal may be eligible.
Contact: Please get in touch with your local Social Development Regional Offices sd-ds@gnb.ca


Type of Aid: Income Tax Credit
Value: Any eligible home improvement up to $10,000
Eligibility Requirements: Available for renters or home owners 65+ years of age to offset the cost of eligible home renovations that improve accessibility or mobility in a senior’s home. Credit can be shared between residents of the home.
Contact: If you have questions visit the CRA website or call the CRA at 1-800-959-8281


Type of Aid: Forgivable Loan
Amount: For homeowners in need of major repairs and or disabled accessible modifications assistance is in the form of a loan a portion of which may not have to be repaid. The maximum forgivable loan per housing unit is $10,000 for regular repairs and $10,000 for disabled accessible items.
Homeowner households may be eligible for a forgivable loan for both disabled accessible modifications and other major repair items (i.e. structural, electrical) to a maximum of $20,000.
Seniors are eligible for a forgivable loan for minor adaptations to facilitate independent living to a maximum of $3,500
Eligibility Requirements: the household income must be below the established “housing income limits” which vary by household size and by geographical areas within the province.

  • you must own the home and live in it.
  • your home must require major repairs or lack basic facilities.
  • modifications required for people with disabilities must be housing related and/or provide access to permanently installed, basic facilities within the dwelling.
  • adaptations required for seniors must facilitate and prolong independent living (i.e. using the kitchen and getting around hallways)

Contact: Please get in touch with your local Social Development Regional Offices sd-ds@gnb.ca


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