Housing

2017 Workshop Series

All of our Workshops are also a Chalmers Renewal Facebook Events: www.facebook.com/pg/ChalmersRenewal/events/

Bulky Waste Drop-Off:

Download the above posters here:

CCRI FREE Home Repair Workshops Spring 2017

CCRI Bulky Waste Drop-Off May 2017 – email version

Exterior Home Fix-up Grant

One of our six neighbourhood priorities is housing which includes beautification, safety, support for homeowners & landlords, programs, and direct action to prevent discrimination.

Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative (CCRI) is now offering Exterior Home Fix-up Grants. Apply for this grant to improve your property’s safety, exterior quality, or appearance and to extend the physical life of your home. Your property must be located in Chalmers (see map). Find out more AND download the application below:

2016 Housing Fix-ups Video

2017 Exterior Home Fix-up Grants

 

Contact Liz at 204-333-9867 or chalmershousing@yahoo.ca for more information.
CHII funding is subject to approval of Manitoba Housing

Province of Manitoba

Housing repair and development programs:

A complete list of the programs available can be found on their website or by calling 204-945-5566.

  • Homeowner Renovation Assistance Program (HRAP): Homeowners with low incomes may be eligible for financial assistance to repair or restore their home to a minimum level of health and safety.
  • Rental Housing Improvement Program (RHIP):  The Rental Housing Improvement Program (RHIP) provides financial assistance to private landlords, private non-profit landlords or housing co-operatives in Manitoba, who rent to tenants of low income, to repair or rehabilitate their property and bring it up to a minimum level of health and life safety.
  • The Residential Adaptations for Disabilities Program:  Homeowners with low-incomes and landlords who have tenants with low incomes may be eligible for financial assistance for making adaptations to homes and units.  The adaptations will help increase the mobility, safety and independence for a person in the home that finds it difficult to do everyday tasks.
  • Manitoba Emergency Repair Program for Homeowners: Homeowners with low incomes may be eligible for financial assistance for emergency repairs to their home.

Other provincial programs

  • Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit: For geothermal and solar energy installations
  • Secondary Suites Program: Provides financial assistance to eligible homeowners to construct a secondary suite / “granny flat” in the form of a forgivable loan for 50% of the total construction/renovation costs to a maximum of $35,000 per suite.

City of Winnipeg

Manitoba Hydro

Good Neighbours Active Living Centre

  • Home Maintenance Program: Designed to help you complete tasks at home. The program provides you with names of individuals within your community, who are able to do various jobs at reasonable rates. More information can be found on their website or call 204-806-1303.

Other Neighbourhood Development Corporations

The following neighbourhoods have Neighbourhood Renewal Corporations that may have renovation grants available to residents:

Rental Info for Tenants and Landlords:

Winnipeg Rental Network:  http://www.winnipegrentnet.ca/