These are interest free loans available to landlords to bring an empty property back into use or for eligible works to privately-rented homes.
Who can apply?
Private landlords with properties in the Caerphilly county borough may apply.
How much could I borrow?
Loans are available from £1,000 to £35,000 per property, for up to 10 properties.
Maximum loan periods:
- 2 years if the intention is to sell the property following the works
- 5 years if the intention is to rent the property following the works
- 10 years if the intention is to rent the property at Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates following the works, with a 10 year commitment for local authority tenant nomination rights
How to apply
Due to matters relating to the pandemic, the Council has decided to temporarily suspend the taking of new enquiries for home repair grants and new enquiries for all housing loan products from 22nd October 2020. Please note that any emergency requests will still be considered. The situation will be reviewed regularly by housing management and the systems will be reinstated at the earliest opportunity.