Financial Assistance Available for Low-Income Household Renovations

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The City of Kingston reports applications are now available for the Kingston-Frontenac Renovates Program, offering low-income households up to $10,000 for emergency repairs and up to $5,000 for renovations that make a home accessible.

Types of eligible repairs include furnace or window replacement, roof repair, and accessibility ramp or lift installations. 24 households in Kingston and Frontenac County benefited from the program last year.

“Kingston-Frontenac Renovates is designed to help households maintain safe and accessible permanent housing. Programs like this put us one step closer to our goal of prioritizing affordable housing for our community,” said Sheldon Laidman, director of housing and social services.

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Applications are available now and can be submitted between April 3 and April 30 in person to main reception on the second floor at 362 Montreal Street or by mail to: City of Kingston, Housing and Social Services at 362 Montreal St., Kingston, Ont., K7K 3H5.

Eligibility requirements and the application forms can be found at

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