Government Grants

Home Buyers' Amount

Type:
Tax Break
Availability:
National

Summary

This grant is for first-time homeowners or homeowners with disabilities to claim up to $5,000 the first year of their home purchase.

Eligibility

  • Must be a first-time home owner
  • Must be registered in either your name or your spouse's/common law partners name
  • Must be located in Canada
  • You must intend to occupy the home

In order for your home to qualify for this grant, it must be in one of the following categories:

  • Single family houses
  • Semi- detached houses
  • Townhouses
  • Mobile units
  • Condominium units
  • apartments/ duplexes/triplexes/fourplexes

Additional Information

To apply for this grant, you do not have to be a first time home owner if you:

  • Are eligible for the Disability Tax Credit
  • Purchased/acquired the home for a related person who is eligible for the Disability Tax Credit

How to Apply

Fill out line 31270 on your income tax form

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