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Brandon Homebuyer Assistance Program

Currently Accepting Applications

 

The City of Brandon is pleased to offer the Brandon Homebuyer Assistance
Program thanks to funding support from Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation.

This program will assist those who are eligible to become homeowners by providing funding equal to a 5% down payment and a portion of the associated closing costs by way of a forgivable loan.The maximum forgivable loan for an approved applicant is $14,000. Loan forgiveness is earned over a ten-year period.


All potential applicants must attend an in-person consultation meeting with the Program Coordinator after they receive the mortgage pre-approval, prior to applying for the Brandon Homebuyer Assistance Program.

To schedule a consultation meeting or for additional information call 204.729.2132 or email econdev@brandon.ca.
If you require interpretation services for the in-person consultation, please inform the Program Coordinator at the time of scheduling the consultation.


Applicants that have not attended a consultation meeting will not be considered for the program.      


Program Overview and criteria (PDF)


Brandon Homebuyer Assistance Program Application Form (PDF)    


Basic Criteria for the Brandon Homebuyer Assistance Program:

  • Total household income (from all sources) does not exceed $75,592
  • Have at least one dependant that is not their spouse/partner
  • Be a resident of Brandon for at least two years at the time of application

  • Receive a Mortgage Pre-Approval through a National Housing Act approved lender
  • Assets must total less than $10,000 including cash, RRSPs or investments including out of country assets
  • Must not currently be involved with any other homebuyer program 


When you schedule an appointment with your financial institution to discuss a mortgage preapproval, please ask what documents you will be required to bring with you to the appointment. Below are some commonly requested items.

  • Confirmation of your income and/or employment earnings such as several most current pay stubs, one or two years of Income Tax “Notice of Assessment” papers from Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), letter of employment, T1 General, list of other income
  • Name and address of employers for last 3 years
  • Your banking information (if at a different bank)
  • Proof that you have a down payment or a plan to get the down payment (please mention that you plan to apply for the Brandon Homebuyer Assistance Program)
  • A list of assets and liabilities
  • Estimates for your monthly housing expenses, including utilities, car payments, loans, etc.


Habitat for Humanity Brandon Chapter  

  • Brandon Chapter - Habitat Habitat Manitoba is a nonprofit housing organization that believes everyone deserves a safe and decent place to live. We mobilize communities to help working, lower income families build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.

 
Brandon Neighborhood Renewal Corporation (BNRC)


Manitoba Housing


Manitoba Hydro

Manitoba Hydro's New Homes Program offers financial incentives, labelling, and professional technical assistance to builders and to residents of Brandon (and throughout Manitoba).

 

Affordable Housing Strategy

 

Multi Family Affordable Housing Program

At this time the City of Brandon is not accepting any requests for capital grants
for the construction of affordable housing, as the Affordable Housing Reserve has been depleted. 

 

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Economic Development Brandon
City of Brandon
410-9th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 6A2
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