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Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation envisions a vibrant, healthy, sustainable community neighbourhood of empowered stakeholders, successful community projects and partnering organizations.

Current Housing Programs

The goals of the Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation's housing and homelessness initiatives are to work collectively with the community to provide support and resources to create safe and affordable housing. Another aim is to provide support and resources to homeowners, landlords and renters in the BNRC zone.

Below is a list of our current housing programs.

  • Front and Paint Open or Close

    Front and Paint

    After 15 years, funding for this program has ended.

    We are working on finding new supports for homeowners and landlords.

    See the DIY Home Repair course for an opportunity to build capacity and confidence in home repair.

    FRONT PAINT by the numbers

     

     

     

     

     

  • Homeowner Renovation Assistance Program (HRAP) Open or Close

    Homeowner Renovation Assistance Program (HRAP)

    A $20,000 (maximum) forgivable loan to homeowners in the City of Brandon who require major repairs to bring their home to a minimum level of health and safety. 

    You may be eligible if:

    • The home you are making an application for is:
      • In need of major repair
      • Your primary residence
      • Located in the City of Brandon
      • At least 5 years old
      • Assessed at a value no higher than the current program limit
    • Your total gross household income limit is at or below the income limit set by Manitoba Housing for your community. (see the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information)

    What types of repairs are covered?

    Repairs must relate to at least one of the following:

    • Structural
    • Plumbing
    • Fire Safety
    • Electrical
    • Heating

    *all repairs must be completed within 6 months of approval

    *You will be responsible for any repair costs that exceed the financial assistance available under the Homeowner Renovation Assistance Program.

    *The financial assistance doesn't have to be paid back, unless you sell, rent or transfer title of your home within 5 years of completing the repairs.

    *Work done before you receive program approval is not eligible for financial assistance.

    For homes located outside of the City of Brandon, contact:

    Manitoba Housing Delivery

    Phone: 1-866-689-5566

    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

     

    2014 Application

    Funding from: 


     City of Brandon

  • Residential Adaptations for Disabilities Program (RAD) Open or Close

    Residential Adaptations for Disabilities Program (RAD)

    A $16,000 (maximum) forgivable loan to homeowners in the City of Brandon who need to make repairs to accommodate a disability.

    Who is eligible?

    Homeowners:

    • Your home is located in the City of Brandon, and is your primary residence
    • Your total gross household income limit is at or below the income limit set by Manitoba Housing for your community
    • Someone in your household has a limitation or disability that makes it difficult to perform daily living activities

    Landlords:

    • Renovations are made to self-contained rental units at, or below the affordable rent amount for the area, both before and after the work takes place.
    • Renovations are made on units that are occupied by tenants with disabilities who have a total gross household income that is at, or below the income limit set by Manitoba Housing for the community.

    Eligible Renovations or Adaptations:

    Repairs that increase mobility, safety and independence could include, but are not limited to:

    • Installing handrails in hallways and stairways
    • Changes to storage areas in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room
    • Installing lever handles on doors, sinks and bathtubs
    • Installing grab-bars in the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom
    • Installing wheelchair ramps
    • Widening entryways and interior doors
    • Changing tubs, sinks, vanities and toilets
    • Installing lift systems in bathrooms and bedrooms
    • Changing floor covering
    • Moving plumbing and electrical

    A program officer may visit your home or property to determine what adaptations are eligible.

    *Financial assistance doesn't have to be paid back, as long as the home is not sold within five years OR the rental unit is leased to eligible tenants at the agreed-upon amount for five years.

    *Work must be directly related to the client's disability, and be permanent.

    *You will be responsible for any repar costs that exceed the financial assistance available under the Residential Adaptations for Disabilities program.

    *Work done before you receive program approval is not eligible for financial assistance.

     

    For homes located outside of the City of Brandon, contact:

    Manitoba Housing Delivery

    Phone: 1-866-689-5566

    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

    2014 Application

     

    Funding from: 


     City of Brandon

  • Manitoba Emergency Repair Program for Homeowners Open or Close

    Manitoba Emergency Repair Program for Homeowners

    Homeowners with low income may be eligible for up to $5,000 for eligible emergency repairs.

    Who is eligible?

    You may be eligible if:

    • The home you are making an application for is:
      • In need of emergency repair
      • Your primary residence
      • Located in Manitoba outside of First Nations communities
    • Your total gross household income is at or below the income limit set by Manitoba Housing for your community.

    What repairs are eligible?

    • A structural failure of any kind
    • A major plumbing leak or a failure of water supply components (for example pumps and tanks)
    • The failure of the main source of heat
    • Severe damage to, or failure of, the building exterior of your home (fore example, roof, exterior walls, windows, doors)

    A program officer may visit your home to determine what emergency repairs are needed. 

    *All emergency repairs must be completed within 90 days of approval

    *You are responsible for any repair costs that exceed the financial assistance available under the Manitoba Housing Emergency Repair program for homeowners

    *Work done before you receive program approval is not eligible for financial assistance.

    To apply, contact:

    Manitoba Housing

    Phone: 1-866-689-5566

    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    Funding From:

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  • 2018 STEPP Homes Open or Close