All applications for grant aid under this scheme are means tested and the level of grant is determined as follows, the annual gross income of the registered property owner together with all household members over 18 (or 23 if in full time education) in the previous tax year up to a maximum income of €60,000, (some applicants may qualify for certain income disregards).
The Housing Aid for Older People Grantss scheme is available to assist older people (over 66 years of age) living in poor housing conditions to have essential repairs or improvements carried out to their home.
The only works available under this scheme are re-wiring, re-roofing and the provision of central heating (where none exists).
N.B. Central Heating – There is no grant available under this scheme for upgrading an existing central heating system. These grants are available from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland at 1850 927000 or www.seai.ie