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Ontario ready to kick off housing incentive program

By Pat Caldwell
The Enterprise
ONTARIO – Ontario officials want you to build your next home in their town.
They’re willing to give you money to do it.
The Ontario City Council recently approved a new Home Incentive Program to provide a $10,000 cash incentive for a new owner-occupied home.
Applications for the new program are available at city hall, said City Manager Adam Brown.
Brown said the program works like this: The home owner or the builder fill out an application before the house is constructed.
The owner has two years to get the house built. The house must be 1,600 square feet or larger and owner-occupied.
Also, the applicant must not be in any other kind of loan assistance program.
The application is reviewed by the city’s business loan fund committee who then makes a recommendation to the city council. Then . . .