Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program for Persons with Disabilities (RRAP-D) On-Reserve
What is the RRAP-D On-Reserve?
RRAP-D On-Reserve offers financial assistance to First Nations and First Nation members to undertake accessibility work to modify dwellings occupied or intended for occupancy by persons with disabilities.
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Who is Eligible?
First Nations or individual First Nation members that require modifications to their homes may be eligible to apply. The total household income must be at or below the established income threshold for their area and the property must meet minimum health and safety standards.
What modifications are eligible?
Modifications must be related to housing and reasonably related to the occupant’s disability. Examples of eligible modifications are ramps, handrails, chair lifts, bath lifts, height adjustments to countertops and cues for doorbells/fire alarms.
All work required to bring your home up to minimum standards of health and safety must be completed in order to receive RRAP-D assistance.
Therapeutic care, supportive care, and portable aid equipment, such as walkers and wheelchairs, are not eligible for funding.
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.