Did you know you can get a subsidy from the government of Valencia (Generalitat Valenciana) for renovating your kitchen or your bathroom?
The Generalitat Valenciana has been giving housing renovation subsidies for two years now. These subsidies are meant to improve the housing conditions for properties built before 1999. You are still in time to get a subsidy in 2019 with a program called Plan Renhata 2019 for renovating bathrooms and kitchens. Read below to see if you qualify.
Funds allocated for the program: 2 950 000 euros
Deadline to apply: until May 15, 2019
Who can get it: property owner, property user or tenant
|BATHROOM RENOVATION: replacement of partitions, floor and wall coverings, replacement of taps and plumbing.|
|KITCHEN RENOVATION: replacement of partitions, floor and wall coverings, replacement of taps and plumbing, kitchen cabinets (does not include appliances).|
|HOUSING ADAPTATION: housing adaptation for people with a disability.|
Renovation works requirements
Minimum budget of works has to be 2000 euros unless the house is being adapted for people with more than 50% degree of disability or for people older than 75; the maximum budget is 12 000 euros.
Size of the subsidy
a. Basic subsidy is 5% of the budget, but not more than 600 euros per renovation for all applicants that qualify.
b. Additional subsidy will depend on the total amount of points accumulated and up to a maximum of 35% of the budget, but not more than 4200 euros per renovation.
What expenses may be included
Cost of work, professional fees up to 5% of the total costs, government fees and taxes. Electrical appliances, ovens, kitchen hoods and stoves cannot be included.
Compatibility with other grants
If you have previously received housing renovation grants or subsidies with Renhata 2017 or 2018, you may apply for other subsidies for other types of renovation works, however, the total cost of works may not exceed 12 000 euros.
Renovated property conditions
- the property must be the permanent residence of the owner, tenant or its user/beneficiary;
- construction date: before 1999, unless the applicant has a degree of disability of more than 50%.
Housing renovation conditions
Renovations works qualify for this subsidy if they have been started after January 1, 2018 and completed between July 2, 2018 and May 15, 2019.
Criteria for getting a housing renovation subsidy
Applicants are chosen on the basis of competition according to the criteria listed below and depending on the total score received.
Depending on the quality of construction:
- Housing with cadastral construction category of 7, 8 or 9 – 10 points
- Housing with cadastral construction category of 6 – 8 points
- Housing with cadastral construction category of 5 – 5 points
- Housing with cadastral construction category of 4 – 3 points
- Housing with cadastral construction category of 1, 2 or 3 – 1 point
Depending on the degree of disability of the property user:
- Disability degree more than 33% and less than 65% – 3 points
- Disability degree more than or equal to 65% – 5 points
How to apply: telematic application via the official website of the Generalitat Valenciana. You can get additional information about Renhata programs on their website following the link.
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