The Homeownership Program aims to assist
low-to-moderate income renter households, in Simcoe County, to purchase an
affordable home by providing 10% down payment assistance in the form of a
The Program provides renter households
with the opportunity to move to homeownership thereby freeing up rental units,
encouraging developers to build affordable housing and fostering demand.
Applicants are encouraged to apply even
though there is a waiting list.
A percentage of available funding will
be designated for applicants
currently living in Social Housing or those who self-identify as Aboriginal
households. Self-identified Aboriginal households also have the opportunity to
access an alternative homeowner assistance program Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services, although applicants cannot access both
How to Apply
Mortgage Pre-Approval – Please contact a mortgage broker, trust
company, credit union, bank or other qualified lender of your choice to
apply for a no cost mortgage pre-approval.
For Homeownership Application details, click here.
For Homeownership Brochure, click here.
Required Attachments – Review your application carefully to
ensure all requested supporting documentation is attached. Applications
that are incomplete or missing required documentation will be returned.
Submit Application – Applications can be submitted in person
or by mail to the following address:
County of Simcoe
Social Housing Department
1110 Hwy. 26 West
Midhurst, ON L0L 1X0
For assistance with the
Homeownership Program Application or to have an application package mailed to
you, please call, 705 725-7215 x1119 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.