Homeownership 10% Downpayment Assistance Program in Windsor – Ontario

Homeownership 10% Downpayment Assistance Program in Windsor – Ontario

Investment in Affordable Housing Program for Ontario Extension (IAH-E)

The Federal and Provincial governments partnered to fund a Homeownership Downpayment Assistance Program in Windsor – Ontario. It is estimated the program can provide assistance for a limited number of households. Downpayment assistance of 10% of the purchase price of an eligible home, up to a maximum of $19,700 is provided by a 20-year forgivable loan registered on title as a second mortgage. Completed applications will be generally processed on a first come, first serve basis having regard to a fair distribution of the program funds across Windsor and Essex County. The program expires when program funds are depleted or November 30, 2016, whichever occurs first.

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Home Weatherization Program

Home Weatherization Program

Home Weatherization Program:

Objectives and Description:

Home Weatherization Program is a free energy-efficiency upgrade program offered to eligible customers living in homes with low levels of insulation. Union Gas provides the energy assessment, labour, and all materials at no cost to eligible customers.

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Home Reno Rebate

Home Reno Rebate

Home Reno Rebate:

Objectives and Description:

Home Reno Rebate Program provides homeowners with a rebate of up to $2,500 towards energy-efficient home renovations, including the cost of an energy assessment before and after qualifying improvements are undertaken.

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Home Assistance Program

Home Assistance Program

Home Assistance Program:

Objectives and Description:

Home Assistance Program helps qualified homeowners, tenants and social and/or assisted housing providers improve the energy efficiency of their homes through the installation of: 

  • energy-saving light bulbs
  • a power bar
  • a low-flow showerhead (in homes with electric water heating)
  • faucet aerators (in homes with electric water heating)

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Heating and Cooling Incentive

Heating and Cooling Incentive

Heating and Cooling Incentive:

Objectives and Description:

Heating and Cooling Incentive Program offers homeowners a financial incentive of up to $400 by installing a high-efficiency Energy Star qualified central air-conditioning system and $250 by installing a high-efficiency furnace equipped with an electronically commutated motor.

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Heating and Cooling Incentive

Heating and Cooling Incentive

Heating and Cooling Incentive:

Objectives and Description:

Heating and Cooling Incentive Program offers homeowners a financial incentive of up to $400 by installing a high-efficiency Energy Star qualified central air-conditioning system and $250 by installing a high-efficiency furnace equipped with an electronically commutated motor.

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Home Assistance Program

Home Assistance Program

Home Assistance Program:

Objectives and Description:

Home Assistance Program is designed to help homeowners and tenants better manage their energy costs. Eligibility is based on income and the type of home. Hydro One works with qualified individuals to find smart, simple ways to improve the home's energy efficiency – at no cost. It recommends and installs the upgrades the home qualifies for, including energy-efficient appliances, energy-saving light bulbs, low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators, programmable thermostats, power bars and home insulation and draft proofing.

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Heating & Cooling Incentive Program

Heating & Cooling Incentive Program

Heating & Cooling Incentive Program:

Objectives and Description:

Heating & Cooling Incentive Program offers homeowners a financial incentive of $250 when an existing furnace is replaced with a high-efficiency one equipped with an electronically commutated motor. It also offers an incentive of up to $400 for the replacement of an existing central air conditioner with an Energy Star qualified system.

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Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

Home Energy Loan Program (HELP):

Objectives and Description:

Home Energy Loan Program is a new financing tool offered by the City of Toronto to help residents improve their home's energy efficiency and save money. Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) offers low interest loans to qualifying homeowners who are interested in improving the energy and water efficiency of their home. Through Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), the City will provide the funding required to complete the improvements and the homeowner will repay the City over time through installments on their property tax bill. Improvements include upgrading insulation and replacing old heating equipment with new energy-efficient products.

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