Home Renovation Incentive
Budget 2014 introduced a new scheme of tax relief for home improvements
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.
Gaeltacht Area House Grants
Grants to Gaeltacht residents to build new houses or upgrade existing ones were suspended in April 2009.
Improvement Works in Lieu of Local Authority Housing
Local authorities in Ireland may improve or extend privately owned houses as an alternative to providing local authority housing. Introduction to this Scheme.
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
There are special 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.
Greener Homes Scheme
The Greener Homes Scheme closed to new applicants from 10 May 2011.
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.