Simcoe County, Corporation of

Service: Social Housing - Ontario Renovates, Midhurst Administration Centre

Record #: CWD2585
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2022


Description (Service) Financial assistance for home repairs of low to moderate households including home repair deficiencies, accessibility upgrades for persons with disabilities. Assistance in form of forgivable loan up to $15,000 for essential home repairs, including up to $5,000 in the form of a grant for accessibility modifications. Loans for home repairs and accessibility modifications are forgiven over a 10 year period.

Eligible repairs could include the following:
  • building exterior including roofs, walls or foundations
  • doors and windows
  • plumbing, septic systems
  • fire safety
  • electrical systems
  • heating systems
  • mould remediation
Accessibility modifications include but are not limited to:
  • ramps
  • handrails
  • chair and bath lifts
  • height adjustments to countertops
  • cues for doorbells/fire alarms
  • bathroom renovations
Soft costs deemed reasonable by the County of Simcoe and that are agreed to by the Province of Ontario may be eligible expenses. Examples include, but are not limited to:
  • Labour and applicable taxes
  • Building permits
  • Certificates
  • Appraisal, consultant, inspection fees
  • Drawings and specifications
  • Legal fees up to a maximum of $1,000

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Call or visit website
Application Can be mailed, picked up at the Midhurst location or downloaded from website
Languages French - Reception, Formal
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Springwater
Address & Map
Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26
Springwater, ON
Canada L9X 1N6
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Intersection Hwy 26 and Hwy 27
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-725-7215 ext 1119
Primary Contact Robin Chapman, Program Supervisor; Phone: ext 1150
Mailing Address Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26 
Springwater, ON 
Canada L9X 1N6

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