Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) On-Reserve

What is RRAP On-Reserve?

RRAP On-Reserve offers financial assistance to First Nations and First Nation members to repair substandard homes to a minimum level of health and safety.

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Who is Eligible?

First Nations or individual First Nation members that require major repairs to their homes may be eligible to apply. The total household income must be at or below the established income threshold for their area.

What work is eligible?

The house must lack basic facilities or is in need of major repair in one or more of the following categories:

  • Structural
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Heating or
  • Fire safety.

Assistance may also be available to address a problem with overcrowding.

What assistance is available?

The financial assistance is in the form of a forgivable loan. 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.

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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