Home Renovation Grants - HRI Scheme
There are home renovation grants currently available for home owners and landlords in Ireland.
The Home Renovation Incentive or HRI scheme as it is most commonly known allows homeowners an Landlords to claim tax relief on repairs renovations or improvements that is carried out on their home or rental property.
The HRI scheme was extended in 2014 and the deadline for completed work is 31 December 2015.
The work that qualifies for the scheme
The work carried out, subject to VAT at 13.5% includes extensions, garage and attic conversions. Other work including repairs of driveways and installations of rainwater harvesting systems can also qualify for this home improvement grant.
Minimum expenditure rates for work carried out to qualify for the scheme is €4,405 while the maximum allowance is €30,000.
To apply for the scheme visit your local revenue office to start the claims proceedure. For more information on the scheme visit click here.