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Service Description

Provides non-resident Cowessess Band Members with assistance to purchase their first home.

  • Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria are eligible for a grant of five percent (5%) of the value of the home, subject to a five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) maximum.
  • Where the 5% grant amount is less than $5,000.00 the applicant may be eligible for a five hundred dollars ($500.00) closing costs grant.
  • The total of the 5% grant and $500.00 closing cost grant are subject to a combined $5,000.00 limit.

    To be eligible to receive money under this program, applicants must submit an application prior to closing on their first home purchase.

Eligibility

- Cowessess First Nation Registered Non-resident Band Member purchasing their first house - Be the primary name on the house title The home must: a. be the primary resident for the first-time homeowner. b. be a year-round home and not a recreation or seasonal home.

Application Process

• To be eligible to receive money under this program, applicants must submit an application prior to closing on their first home purchase.

• The HOP grant must be paid directly to the applicant’s legal counsel or financial institution.

• If the applicant purchases their home with cash and does not require a mortgage or a down payment, they can apply to receive reimbursement for up to 5% of the value of the home with a maximum of up to five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) upon submission of required documentation.


Contact the Department of Urban Services for more information.

Documents Required

- Band membership
- Signed declaration of proof of ownership
- Proof of accessibility renovations need
- Original receipts or original invoices

Fees

None

Fax: 306-696-2767

Toll-Free: 1-866-744-0677

Regina Office

Business Line: 306-522-5558

Regina Office

Hours of Operation

Office hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Service Website

www.cowessessfn.com/programs/urban-services

Facebook

www.facebook.com/cowessessfn

Twitter

twitter.com/cowessessfn

Instagram

www.instagram.com/cowessessfn

Email

communications.central@cowessessfn.com

Coverage Area

Regina

Languages Offered

English

Chief Red Bear Children’s Lodge

Address

Box 381
Cowessess SK  S0G 5L0

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Office hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Fax: 639-399-0649

Toll-Free: 1-855-712-2327

1-855-712-BEAR

After-Hours: 306-757-0127

Mobile crisis

Business Line: 639-399-0640

Website

www.redbearlodge.ca

Email

contactus@redbearlodge.ca

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