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 Lambton Renovates 

The County of Lambton is now accepting 2015 applications for funding through the Lambton Renovates Program.

The Lambton Renovates program offers financial assistance to repair deficiencies and improve accessibility for eligible households in need. The program provides one-time assistance in the form of a 10-year forgivable loan, which is secured by registration on title, for home repairs to a maximum of $15,000 per household.  The program also provides assistance in the form of a grant, which does not require repayment, for accessibility improvements to a maximum of $5,000 per household.

 Lambton Renovates Information Sheet
 Lambton Renovates Application Form

Who is eligible?

Households who meet the following sample criteria.  For a complete list of eligibility criteria, please see the Lambton Renovates Information Sheet above.

  • Total household income and assets complies with the income and asset criteria as listed in the Information Sheet.
  • Own of a home in Lambton County that is your sole and principal residence with a maximum market value of $190,000.
  • All property taxes and mortgage payments must be up to date and insurance coverage in place for the full value of the home.
  • Your home must be in need of repair, energy and/or accessibility upgrades.

 

What types of repairs can be done?

Eligible repairs under the Lambton Renovates Program may include major repairs and rehabilitation required to make your home safe while improving energy efficiency. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Heating systems including furnace replacement
  • Chimneys
  • Foundations
  • Roofs, vents, louvers
  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing, toilet replacement, water heaters
  • Septic systems and well water, well drilling

 

Modifications to increase accessibility related to housing and the occupant's disability include but are not limited to:

  • Ramps
  • Handrails
  • Chair and bath lifts
  • Height adjustments to countertops
  • Bathroom renovations

 

How to apply?

Applications and additional information are available by contacting County of Lambton, Housing Services Department at 519-344-2062 ext 2165 during regular business hours Monday thru Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Contact:
Maria Cossa-Rossi
Project Coordinator
County of Lambton
Housing Services Department
Telephone: 519 344-2062 ext 2165
email: maria.cossa-rossi@county-lambton.on.ca