This program provides funding for homeowners and residents in rural areas in need of emergency repairs to continue to safely live in their homes. A significant portion of the program funding is for Canadian Aboriginal people.
You may be eligible for this program if:
The Emergency Repair Program helps homeowners in rural areas pay for emergency repairs so they can continue to safely live in their homes.
Only certain repairs are considered to be emergency repairs. This includes repairs to:
These repairs are not required to bring houses up to minimum standards.
Program funds are for purchasing materials and contracted labour costs.
The maximum amount of funding available is a $6,000 forgivable loan. The amount you receive depends on the total cost of the repairs.
Contact Housing Nova Scotia, one of our staff members will be happy to help.