The City of Hamilton has taken a number of actions to provide residents, community organizations and businesses with financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Financial Support for Individuals
Many types of financial support are being given to help individuals and families experiencing challenges due to COVID-19. A COVID-19 Virtual Assistant is available online to help you find more information on what financial supports are there for you from the Government of Canada www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html
Support for Property Tax Payers
The Property Tax Assistance program outlines several financial measures to Hamilton property taxpayers and ratepayers dealing with the possible financial hardship caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic. These measures balance the need to provide immediate assistance, while still encouraging those that can make payments to do so, thus ensuring that the City is in a position to meet its financial obligations.
Funding for Social Service Providers and Community Organizations
The City of Hamilton’s Funding Application for Social Service Providers and Community Organizations can provide funding to support efforts and services affected by COVID-19. Social service providers and community organizations are eligible to submit a request for COVID-19 pandemic response funds.
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