Self-builders eligible for interest free loans

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien announced first time self-builders, and new start applicants, will be able to apply for the ROI First Home Scheme “by the end of the year”.

In this article we cover:

  • What the First Home Scheme is
  • Details of how the First Home Scheme will apply to self-builders
  • Why it’s being extended to self-builders
  • Details of similar scheme in NI


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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