Windsor (City Of). Housing and Children's Services

Site: Windsor - City Hall Sq E

Service: Investment in Affordable Housing Program - 2019 Ontario Renovates Multi-Residential Rental Unit Program

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Public Comments Applications will be accepted Monday, June 24, 2019 – Monday, July 22, 2019.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-255-5200 ext 5349
Fax 519-256-7107
Primary Contact Donna D'Amore, Program Development Officer
Alternate Contact Robin Ridley, Program Development Officer; Phone: ext 5470
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The federal and provincial governments partnered to fund the Ontario Renovates Program in Windsor and Essex County in 2019. The City of Windsor is the delivery agent for the program in Windsor and Essex County. 
* the Multi-Residential Rental Unit Program is intended to assist landlords of eligible affordable rental buildings to:  
•Rehabilitate affordable units that require essential repairs, and/or 
•Modify affordable units to increase accessibility 
* for the purposes of this Ontario Renovates Multi-Residential Rental Unit Program, a Multi-Residential Rental Unit means one dwelling with a minimum of three rental units. 
* funding is provided in the form of a 15-year forgivable loan registered to the property owner on the cost of approved eligible work items. For accessibility repair costs, up to the first $5,000 per unit may be in the form of a grant not a loan and does not require repayment. The amount of funding per rental unit may be up to a maximum of $50,000, but the average funding of all applications under the program cannot exceed $25,000 per unit. Priority consideration will be provided to applications that do not exceed the required program average of $25,000 per unit.
Hours Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm (Excluding Holidays)
Dates Applications will be accepted Monday, June 24, 2019 – Monday, July 22, 2019.
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Own multi-residential rental units as defined for affordable rental purposes in accordance with municipal requirements; 
* a fully completed Ontario Renovates Program Application Form with all required information, documentation and verification attachments is required 
* photocopy of 2 pieces of government issued photo identification from every owner of the property 
* verification that the applicant(s) is/are the registered owner(s) of the building and property for which program funds are requested 
* the building is located in the City of Windsor or any municipality in the County of Essex 
* the building is more than five years old 
* payments on all mortgages/charges and other financing on the property must be up-to-date and not in arrears 
* total of all property mortgages and any other financing registered on title, plus the Ontario Renovates funding, cannot exceed 90% of the market value of the property, as determined by the assessed property value as shown on the MPAC Notice of Assessment or licensed qualified appraisal 
* building insurance coverage must be in place for the full value of the building/property and the premium must be paid up-to-date and not in arrears 
* property tax account is paid up-to-date and not in arrears
Application The Ontario Renovates for Multi-Residential Rental Unit Application Form and supplementary documents are available to download on the City of Windsor’s website. 
* Online at: City of Windsor website: ► click on: For Residents ► Housing ► Ontario Renovates ►Ontario Renovates Landlord 
* Completed applications must be submitted using one of the following methods: 
In Person to: City of Windsor, 400 City Hall Square East, 3rd Floor, Room 301, Community Development and Health Services Business Office, Windsor, ON 
Attn: Housing Services, Program Development Officer where they will be date and time stamped. 
By Mail to: Program Development Officer, Housing Services, 400 City Hall Square East, PO Box 428 Station “A” Windsor, Ontario N9A 6L7
Languages English ; French
Fees Program
Agency Information
Established 2019
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
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400 City Hall Square E, Suite 301, 3d flr
Windsor, ON N9A 7K6
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Intersection McDougall Ave and University Ave E
Mailing Address PO Box 426 
Station A 
Windsor, ON N9A 6L7
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Crosstown 2 ; Central 3 ; Ottawa 4 ; Walkerville 8 ; Parent 14
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