• home renovation grant information

The Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) is a relief from Income Tax (IT) for homeowners, landlords and local authority tenants. You can claim the HRI Tax Credit for repairs, renovations and improvements to your home or rental property.


To be eligible for HRI:

The HRI is an online only scheme for homeowners and landlords.

The HRI allows you to claim a tax credit of 13.5% of the total cost of repairs, renovations and improvements. To qualify for the credit, you must have paid for specific types of work on specific types of property The work must be done by a qualifying contractor.

What type of work qualifies under HRI?

To qualify for the tax relief, you must have paid Value-Added Tax (VAT) at 13.5% on the work done to your qualifying property. Examples of qualifying works include:

  • painting, decorating and tiling
  • plastering, plumbing and rewiring
  • bathroom upgrades
  • fitted kitchens
  • window replacement
  • extensions and attic conversions
  • garages, driveways and landscaping

If you buy materials yourself, for example, paint or tiles, you cannot include them in your claim for tax relief.

Local Authority Grant Information

Dublin City Council

Home Grants, Housing & Residential Services, Block 2 Floor 2, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.
Ph: 01-2222195

Website: www.dublincity.ie

Fingal County Council

Main Street, Swords,
Co. Dublin.
Ph: 01-8905000 –
E-Mail: info@fingalcoco.ie

Website: www.fingalcoco.ie

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Level 1, County Hall, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
Ph: 01-2054847 – E-Mail: housing@dlrcoco.ie – Website: www.dlrcoco.ie

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