Getting help with home improvement costs

There are repair and improvement grants available to homeowners from the Housing Executive in certain circumstances. Applications are open to the Disabled Facilities Grant scheme and Mandatory Repair Grants scheme. Renovation, replacement and repair grants are only available in exceptional circumstances to homeowners.

Mandatory Disabled Facilities Grants scheme

This scheme is only open to a homeowner who wants to adapt a house and make it easier for a disabled person to continue living in their home.

Mandatory Repair Grants scheme

This scheme is only open to landlords, agents and tenants. They can apply for a grant to repair a house if they’ve received a statutory repair notice from the council.  

Repair,  renovation and replacement grant schemes

In exceptional circumstances, you might be eligible for a repair, renovation or replacement grant for your home.  Exceptional circumstances mean there is an imminent and significant risk to you in your home, for example your home is unfit to live in

Grants for houses in multiple occupation

This scheme is closed to new applications.

Grants for living  over the shop

This scheme is closed to new applications.

Group repair scheme

This scheme is closed to new areas. 

Landlord's Energy Saving Allowance

If you are a landlord and make energy saving improvements to your property, you could cut the tax you pay. You can do this by claiming the ‘Landlord’s Energy Saving Allowance’ (LESA).

Find out if you are eligible, what the allowance covers and how to apply for it by using the link below:

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