2017 Homeownership Downpayment Assistance Program
Details contained herein are for informational purposes only and are not to be relied upon as a comprehensive or precise representation of the program, its terms and conditions, or eligibility rules.
The Federal and Provincial governments partnered to fund a Homeownership Downpayment Assistance Program. It is expected this round of the program can provide assistance to a limited number of households. Downpayment assistance of 10% of the purchase price of an eligible home, up to a maximum of $20,850 is provided by a 20-year forgivable loan registered on title as a second mortgage. Applicant eligibility criteria include income and asset limits among other criteria. For additional information, please refer to the Program Information Sheet and sample Loan Agreement at the links provided below. The program expires when program funds are depleted or on November 30, 2017, whichever occurs first.
Please be advised that due to the number of applications received for the 2017 Homeownership Downpayment Assistance Program, any further applications submitted will be placed on a first come first served waiting list.
How to obtain an application?
There are two options available to obtain an application form for the 2017 Homeownership Downpayment Assistance Program:
Click the “Download Application
” link below; complete application form; print, sign and submit along with all other required documentation requested to the address below.Download ApplicationOr
Click the “Request for Application
” link below, complete and submit online. An application package will be mailed to the address provided within 3 to 5 business days.Request for Application
Applications cannot be picked up at City Hall or 400 City Hall Square East.
Where do I submit a completed application?
Completed applications with all required information, documentation and verification attachments must be returned to:
City of Windsor, 400 City Hall Square East, 3rd Floor, Suite 301
Community Development and Health Services, Business Office, Windsor ON N9A 6L7
Attention: Homeownership, Housing Services, Program Development Officer
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays
If you have any further questions or require additional clarification please contact the Program Development Officer, Housing Services, Windsor/Essex at 519-255-5200 ext. 5470, or call 311.