Repairs and Enhancements

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.

What funding is available?

Assistance of up to $50,000 is provided in the form of a forgivable loan to subsidize the cost of preventative maintenance checks, repairs and renovations for their existing home.

  • Applicants are expected to make a contribution toward the project cost; and,
  • Contribution level will be based on the applicant’s income.

How do I apply?

To make an application, please contact the NWTHC District Office for your region. For further questions, please contact 1-844-NWT-HOME (1-844-698-4663) or

For more information, please refer to the policy documents for Major Repairs, Mobility Enhancements, and Preventative Maintenance.