The Mandatory Downspout Disconnection Financial Assistance program offers a reimbursement of the costs of labour and materials for performing downspout disconnection work, up to a maximum of $500, if you are an eligible low-income senior or a low-income person with a disability.

To qualify for the Mandatory Downspout Disconnection Financial Assistance program, you must:

  • Own a residential property within the City of Toronto; and
  • Have a combined household income of $50,000 or less; and
  • Be 65 years of age or older or be 60-64 years of age and be receiving a Guaranteed Income Supplement under the Old Age Security Act; if widowed, be receiving the Spouse’s Allowance under the Old Age Security Act; or be 50 years of age or older and be receiving either a pension or a pension annuity resulting from a pension plan under the Income Tax Act (Canada) or
  • Be a person with a disability and receiving disability benefits.