It is important to note that the Government of Québec’s 2014-2015 budget makes no provision for new investment in this program.
Concerned about the quality and efficiency of the programs it offers, the Société d'habitation du Québec would like to inform you that it is currently revising the Home Adaptation for Senior's Independence (HASI) program.
The program has thus been suspended for the 2013-2014 program schedule, as this is the time required to carry out a complete assessment with the objective of making the initiatives of the Société d'habitation du Québec more beneficial for seniors.
However, seniors facing major loss of autonomy may apply for assistance under the Residential Adaptation Assistance Program to have their apartment made functional and accessible. This program is intended for any person with a deficiency causing a significant and persistent disability, who is liable to encounter barriers in performing everyday activities.
The Home Adaptation for Seniors’ Independence Program provides financial assistance for people aged 65 or older, on low incomes, who need to make minor adaptations to their house or apartment in order to continue to live there safely and independently.
You may be eligible for the Program if:
Other conditions may apply.
Financial assistance takes the form of a grant of up to:
Work is admissible if it helps to relieve the difficulties you experience in performing certain everyday activities in your home – for example:
Costs incurred to purchase, maintain or repair aids to mobility, such as wheelchairs and walkers, do not qualify for support.
The Société d’habitation du Québec entrusts the management of this Program to the municipalities and regional county municipalities (RCMs).