Housing

 

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) - PEI

 

Programs such as the Home Adaptations for Seniors Independence (HASI), and the Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) that provide funding for disability-related home renovations, are available for low-income households, seniors, and persons with disabilities. Financial assistance takes the form of forgivable loans or non-repayable contributions and can be used to fund repairs, renovations accessibility modifications, the creation of low-income rental units, and home adaptations.

 

By Mail: 119 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 1N3
In Person: Royal Trust Building
Suite 300, Charlottetown
Tel: (902) 566-7336
Toll Free: 1-800-668-2642
TTY: 1-800-309-3388
Website: www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca

 


 

Department of Social Services and Seniors - Housing


An overall strategic plan for affordable housing is being developed. Programs which may assist are:

  1. Seniors Emergency Home Repair program provides up to 50% of costs to a limit of $1,500 for necessary repairs to a home.
  2. Disability Support Program provides limited funding for home adaptations, administered by the Social Programs Division.
  3. Cost share with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) who deliver the Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP).
Sherwood Business Centre
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Contact: Bill Fleming, Provincial Housing Coordinator
Tel: (902) 368-5779
Email: bhfleming@gov.pe.ca
Website: click here

 


 

FlexHousing


Order the CMHC FlexHousing Publication: Describes an innovative approach to home design, renovation, and construction that emphasizes accessibility and is engineered to adapt at minimal cost to the changing needs of occupants over their lifetime.

 

Toll Free: 1-800-668-2642
Website: www.cmhc.ca/en/co/prfinas/
 

 


 

Habitat for Humanity


PEI Builds affordable housing and promotes homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.

 

365 Mount Edward Road
Charlottetown, PE
C1E 2A1
Tel: (902) 368-7539
Email: peihabitat@eastlink.ca
Website: www.habitatpei.ca

 


 

PBJ Construction


Builds custom-built accessible homes. Can do renovations to current homes to facilitate independent living for persons with a mobility impairment. "A threshold for some people is just a step-over, but to some it’s like a concrete barrier."

P.O. Box 727
Cornwall, PE C0A 1H0
Contact: Peter McDonald, Owner
Tel: (902) 675-2134
Cell: (902) 628-9460
Email: pjmcdonald@pei.sympatico.ca