Help With Housing Costs

housing benefit

There is help available for people living in Grey and Bruce County that are having some difficulty paying their housing expenses. These funds are available through the Sustainable Housing Benefit in Grey County or Housing Stability Fund in Bruce County. These benefits are meant to help people living in the area to secure reasonable priced, stable housing. Funds are available through these programs, for residents who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. You may be eligible to receive assistance with these costs if you are a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant, if you reside in Grey or Bruce and if you have not received the benefit in the past 24 months. To find out more about the programs offered in your community and the conditions of eligibility, or to access the application forms follow the links entered above.

INVESTMENT IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING

HOUSES

HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM

The Homeownership Program is designed to provide renters with a loan, up to 5% of the purchase price, to assist them in purchasing a home of their own. The program helps eligible applicants with the purchase of a home that does not exceed the purchase price limits of each County.

Deadline for the program is December 31, 2013 or when funds are depleted.
Applicants must be Canadian Citizens, Landed Immigrants or have Refugee Claimant Status.

For more information about the Homeownership Programs in our area and to learn more about the conditions for funding have a look at the Bruce and/or Grey County Housing web sites.