up to $5,000
Who is Eligible:
Recipients of Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
The Emergency Repair Program (ERP) is open to Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) homeowners to fund serious and urgent repairs that would jeopardize the condition of the home to the point that it would adversely affect the household’s health and safety. The Emergency Repair Program is provided in the form of a grant up to the amount of $5,000.
Steps to Get this Rebate:
1. Contact at least two licensed and unrelated repair contractors to provide a written detailed quote for your repair.
2. Complete and return the application form (PDF, 203 KB) and your supporting material and documentation to:
City of Hamilton - Housing Services Division
350 King Street East, Suite 110
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Y3
ATTENTION: Marjorie Walker
3. If you are found eligible for the program, you will be requested to meet with the program administrator where you will be issued: a)A promissory/eligibility letter;b) A liability waiver releasing the City of any responsibility of the transactions and services between the program participant and the contractor.c) A Letter of Work Satisfaction Sign-off
4. After the meeting, you can contact the contractor to arrange for the repairs to be completed.
5.Once the repairs are complete, sign and return the Letter of Satisfaction and a detailed invoice from the Contractor within three business days of having the work completed to receive payment.
When the Rebate Ends: