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Do you own a derelict property? 25.09.23

DO you own a vacant or derelict property?
Donegal County Council is holding events in Inishowen to provide information on the supports available to refurbish vacant and derelict properties. No appointments are needed.

Drop into one of the events below to find out about the supports that are available to help you with the refurbishment costs:

• Moville Resource Centre on Thursday, 28th September, from 11am to 2pm.

• Carndonagh Public Services Centre on Thursday, 28th September, from 3pm to 7pm.

• St. Mary’s Hall, Buncrana on Thursday, 5th October, from 3pm to 7pm.

Supports available include:

• Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant Scheme
Grants up to €84,000 available to refurbish vacant and derelict properties that have been vacant for two years or more and will be the owner’s principle private residence or made available to rent.

• Repair and Lease Scheme
Financial support of €80,000 per unit available to bring vacant properties back into use to lease to Donegal County Council for social housing in areas where there is a need.

• Conservation Advice Grant Scheme – Expressions of Interest
Expressions of interest can be made to help fund the cost of having a conservation expert provide advice to refurbish vacant traditional farmhouses that are availing of the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant Scheme.

For more information contact the Vacant Homes Unit at Donegal County Council on 074 91 53900.
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