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Affordability Fund

By Affordability Fund Trust

The Affordability Fund provides free energy efficiency upgrades to qualifying Ontarians who are not eligible for other low-income conservation programs or who are unable to make energy efficient improvements without financial assistance.

Who can participate

  • Renters and owners of homes and apartments who are metered for their energy consumption and do not qualify for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), or the Home Assistance Program (HAP).
  • Persons living in social or assisted housing, who pay an electricity bill in their name, may also be eligible.

What you can get:

There are three levels of support available; the level is determined by your net income and average energy bill.

Level 1: You can receive a Home Energy Kit that includes easy-to-install items such as:

  • ENERGY STAR® LED bulbs
  • Block heater timer
  • Smart power bar
  • Efficient shower heads
  • Aerators
  • Hot water pipe insulation

Level 2: You may also qualify for an in-home visit by a professional Home Energy Advisor; you will receive a Home Energy Plan and upgrades that may include ENERGY STAR® appliances. Equipment could include:

  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Window air conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Programmable thermostats

Level 3: For electrically heated homes only, you may also qualify for an in-home visit by a professional Home Energy Advisor, Home Energy Plan, and upgrades that may include:

  • ENERGY STAR® heat pumps
  • Comprehensive draft proofing
  • Attic insulation
  • Wall insulation

How to Get Started:

Visit or call 1-855-494-FUND (1-855-494-3863) to learn how you can lower your home’s energy use and electricity bill with free energy-saving upgrades.

Reduce your electricity use and costs

Receive upgrades and installation free of charge