February 21, 2019
Ethel M. Lariviere

Mortgage Q&A: Understanding Mortgage Payment Deferral Programs and Other Mortgage Financing Options Available

The COVID-19, or coronavirus crisis has left many homeowners in Canada without a job or with reduced hours and wondering how to pay their mortgage. Homeowners facing financial stress may be eligible for a mortgage payment deferral up to 6 months to help ease the financial burden.

The payment deferral is for people who struggle to make their next mortgage payment. If you can make your payments, you should.

If — at any point in this crisis — you think you won’t be able to make your regular mortgage payment, it’s important for you to take quick action. Contact your bank or mortgage professional immediately before you miss a payment.

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