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Type of Aid: Forgivable Loan
Amount: up to $16,000
Eligibility Requirements: Properties must meet minimum health and safety standards. Modifications must be related to housing and the occupant’s disability.
Contact:
Housing Nova Scotia Sydney Offices
Phone: 902-563-2120
Toll-free 1-800-567-2135


Type of Aid: Forgivable Loan
Amount: up to $16,000 for rooming house bed-unit OR up to $24,000 for self contained rental unit
Eligibility Requirements: This program provides financial assistance for landlords to modify homes to be more accessible for residents with disabilities. Landlords must rent to low-income individuals.
Contact:
Housing Nova Scotia Sydney Offices
Phone: 902-563-2120
Toll-free 1-800-567-2135


Type of Aid: Forgivable Grant
Amount: up to $5,000
Eligibility Requirements: The program helps fund modifications made to your primary home for individuals with long term disability that keeps them in a wheelchair so that the home may be wheelchair accessible. Income must be less than $39,000 a year.
Contact:
Housing Nova Scotia Sydney Offices
Phone: 902-563-2120
Toll-free 1-800-567-2135


Type of Aid: Forgivable Grant
Amount: up to $3,500
Eligibility Requirements: This one time grant provides funding for home repairs and permanent adaptations to make the home safer to live in for the long term. You must be permanent resident of the home, 65+ years of age, experience difficulty with daily activities due to your age, are low income, and will stay in the home a minimum of six months after renovation.
Contact:
Housing Nova Scotia Sydney Offices
Phone: 902-563-2120
Toll-free 1-800-567-2135


Type of Aid: Forgivable Grant
Amount: up to $6,500
Eligibility Requirements: This program funds repairs that are a threat to health and safety, such as repairing roofing, plumbing and heating. You or your spouse must be at least 65+, own and have lived in the home at least one year, and be low income.
Contact:
Housing Nova Scotia Sydney Offices
Phone: 902-563-2120
Toll-free 1-800-567-2135


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