Home Ownership Program Applications Now Being Accepted

Home ownership may be closer to reality than you think.

Eligible residents living in Kingston and Frontenac County can now apply for a forgivable loan of up to $15,000 to put towards the down payment of a home.

"This is just one of the programs designed to assist households in Kingston and Frontenac County acquire affordable, permanent housing and supports the City's vision of prioritizing affordable housing in our communities," says Sheldon Laidman, director of housing and social services.

If your total household income is less than $85,000 and would like to purchase a home priced at $300,000 or less, make sure you apply by May 3.

Click here for more information on eligibility criteria, program guidelines and application forms.

Funding is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you have further questions, you can contact the housing and social services department at housing@cityofkingston.ca or by phone at 613-546-2695, ext. 4949.

In 2017, 10 households were supported by the program.