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NEW Home Buyer Assistance Program & Home Readiness Workshops


NEW deadline for applications  to the Home Buyer Assistance Program: midnight on Monday, October 8.

Get help with a Down Payment and Closing Costs of up to $14,000 toward the purchase of a home in the Chalmers Area. To be eligible, applicants must have a lower-income with
1 or more dependants, attend 5 Home Readiness Workshops and qualify for a Pre-Approval on a mortgage from a bank or credit union. Pick up an application form at 180 Poplar Avenue or

Download the application form and checklist by clicking on the link below!

Application Form:

Application October 4 checklist



Poster PDF:

promo Oct 4  





FREE Bulky Waste  Drop-Off

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September 10 & 11, 2018

BRING old mattresses, furniture, reno waste, stoves, dryers, washers.

NO paint, oil, chemicals, cement, electronics, car parts, appliances with freeon.

For Chalmers residents only.

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Additional resources:

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:


2016 Housing Fix-ups Video