Who do I send the information to and how? Will I receive confirmation that information was received and/or approved?

You will apply for the program through https://nspropertytaxprogram.ca/. A confirmation email will be issued once the application is received.  The Municipality of East Hants will advise once the application has…

When are the payments taken out of my account?

Payments for this program will be withdrawn on the 10th of each month, starting in October, 2020. If the 10th falls on a weekend or a holiday, payments will be…

Is the loan from this financing program considered a lien on my property?

Yes, this program is considered a lien.

If my status happens to change after applying (Ex: called back to work) will I have to make the Municipality aware of this? Is it possible that I could then be removed from the Program?

Once approved, you will remain in the program with the following exceptions: You pay your loan in full with additional payment(s) You default on a payment

If I rent out my home can I apply for this Program?

Yes, rental properties can apply.

If I am a Business Owner; what information is required in order for me to prove that my business was shut down or had reduced hours during COVID-19? What sort of financial information is required in order to go on the COVID-19 Program?

Business owners are required to provide the following as proof of financial hardship when applying for the program: Financial information including financial statements reflecting loss of revenue Notice of business…

If a payment goes NSF, can I continue with this program?

Default of payment of an installment amount when due will result in removal from this program.

I own multiple properties; do I need to submit an application for each property?

Yes, you will need to submit an application form for each property for which you are requesting financing.

How will my Municipal Tax Assistance Program (MTAP) application affect my loan?

Approved MTAP applications will reduce the tax account balance owing for 2020/2021. To allow the reduction to be reflected in this Financing program, we encourage all qualified applicants to apply…

How and where can I review more information on this program and obtain the proper forms?

You will apply through https://nspropertytaxprogram.ca/ The information is being collected by the Association of Municipal Administrators (AMANS) and the Federation of Nova Scotia Municipalities (NSFM) on behalf of the Municipality.…


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