Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program - Conversion (RRAP-C) On-Reserve

What is RRAP-C On-Reserve?

RRAP - Conversion On-Reserve provides financial assistance to convert non-residential properties into affordable self-contained housing units.

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Who is Eligible?

Eligible clients are First Nations and private entrepreneurs owning and converting non-residential properties located on-reserve to create affordable accommodation for low-income households.

Eligible properties must be:

  • the household incomes of their tenants are at or below the established thresholds (these vary based on household size and geographic location)
  • environmentally safe
  • feasibly converted to residential accommodation
  • viable based on agreed post-conversion rents

What assistance is available?

The assistance is a fully forgivable loan, which does not have to be repaid provided the terms and conditions are met. The maximum loan amount is $60,000* per unit.

*For northern or remote areas the maximum total amount may be increased by an additional 25 percent.

Only work related to the conversion and rehabilitation of non-residential properties to create residential units is eligible.

Important: any work carried out before application is approved in writing is not eligible.

Where can I get more information?

Contact your CMHC Consultant or local CMHC office. You can also contact CMHC at 1-800-668-2642.



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