Repairs and Maintenance

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Brochure for the CARE Preventative Maintenance Program

Publication date: 
May 2019
Resource Category: 
Homeownership, Repairs and Maintenance
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
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Repairs and enhancements to improve mobility within the home

Publication date: 
May 2019
Resource Category: 
Homeownership, Repairs and Maintenance
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Brochure for the CARE Major Program

Publication date: 
May 2019
Resource Category: 
Housing, Repairs and Maintenance
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File

Seniors Home Modifications

What is the Seniors Aging-In -Place Retrofit Program?

The Seniors Aging-In-Place Retrofit Program provides a forgivable loan (over one year) to lower energy costs or for repairs so that seniors who own their homes can continue to live in their homes safely.

The loan is for a project to reduce your use of fossil fuels, such as a installing a new furnace, to install an alternative source of energy, or for a needed repairs to help you stay in your home longer. 

Repairs and Enhancements

What is Contributing Assistance for Repairs and Enhancements CARE?

CARE assists existing homeowners in making necessary repairs to their home, in order to ensure a safe and healthy home.

Who is eligible for CARE?

It is available to low and modest income homeowners, including seniors on fixed incomes. Additional funding is available to improve the accessibility of a home for people with disabilities.

Emergency Repairs

What is Securing Assistance for Emergencies (SAFE)?

SAFE is emergency repair funding that is available year-round for situations like freeze-ups and furnace failures.

Who is eligible for SAFE?

It is available to low and modest income homeowners, including seniors on fixed incomes.

What funding is available?

A short term loan for up to $10,000 is provided to cover emergency repairs.

Fuel Tank Replacement

What is the Fuel Tank Replacement Initiative?

The Fuel Tank Replacement initiative assists homeowners in covering the costs of replacing aging above ground fuel tanks that do not meet current standards or are in poor condition, through a one-time forgivable loan.

Who is eligible for the Fuel Tank Replacement Initiative?

Applicants must be residents of the NWT for at least three years, have lived in their home for over a year, and be over 19 years old.  

What funding is available?

A one-time forgivable loan of up to $10,000 is available.

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