Home Renovation Incentive
Homeowners and landlords can claim a tax credit on the cost of improvements to residential property. This scheme is being extended to end 2016.
Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability
These grants are paid where alterations need to be made to a home to make it suitable for a person with a physical, sensory or intellectual disability or a mental health difficulty.
Housing Aid for Older Persons Scheme
Grants are available to improve the homes of older people so that they can stay in their own homes for as long as possible.
Mobility Aids Grant Scheme
This scheme assists older people with the costs of essential housing repairs and maintenance.
Improvement works in lieu of local authority housing
Local authorities may improve or extend privately owned houses as an alternative to providing local authority housing.
Local authority home improvement loans
Local authority loans are available to owner-occupiers towards the cost of necessary works to improve, repair or extend their houses.
Housing for older people
Schemes and grants for housing and home improvements for older people and people with disabilities.
Better Energy Homes Scheme
This scheme provides grants to help to increase the energy efficiency of homes, including grants for home insulation.
Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme
This scheme aims to increase the energy efficiency and warmth of homes where people on low incomes are living.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm) or you can visit your local Citizens Information Centre.