Homeownership Funding

The County of Wellington administers two homeownership programmes to help address housing affordability for households across the service area:

  1. Wellington Affordable Homeownership Down Payment Loan Fund, and
  2. Ontario Renovates.

The Affordable Homeownship Programme and Ontario Renovates are limited funding programmes, please review programme eligibility below.

For any questions please contact Rubina Mian, Programme Support Worker
T 519.824.7822 x4710
Email Rubina Mian

Ontario Renovates

All funding is exhausted, we are not accepting any new applications

The County of Wellington's Ontario Renovates Programme offers funding grants of up to $5,000 to low to moderate income homeowners to support increased accessibility for homeowners to help them remain in their homes longer through modifications and adaptations and for urgent repairs.

To qualify for this programme the household income must fall below a provincially established threshold.  In Guelph-Wellington this amount is $96,000 (2019).

The programme encompasses the geographic service area of the County of Wellington and the City of Guelph. For more programme details, please click on the link below to review the guidelines (LINK).

For any questions or a copy of the application, please contact Rubina Mian, Programme Support Worker by email or 519.824.7822 ext 4710

Wellington Affordable Homeownership Down Payment Loan Fund

Applications will be accepted on a first come first approved basis, subject to the availability of funding

The Wellington Affordable Homeownership Down Payment Loan Fund was established to provide households with an interest-free loan to assist them in purchasing their own home. The programme will assist eligible applicants with a down payment (up to 10% of the purchase price to a maximum of $20,000.) for the purchase of a home within the geographic area of the County of Wellington or the City of Guelph.

To qualify for this programme the household income must fall below a provincially established threshold.  In Guelph-Wellington this amount is $96,000 (2019).

 

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