Tenant (Incremental ) Purchase Scheme 2016 & Fee Simple (Ground Rent)

Sales Scheme Section,

Housing Department

Ph: 01 205 4717 or 01 205 4845

email: tenantpurchase@dlrcoco.ie

As an existing tenant, you may be able to buy your home from us if you meet the criteria.

Please read the attached documents to find our if you qualify; Eligibility criteria, Tenant Information Handbook issued by the Housing Agency, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) located under Related Documents.

New changes will be introduced from 29th January 2024 to the Incremental Tenant Purchase Scheme (2016),  the income limit will be reduced from €12,500 to €11,000. The period of time tenants will be required to be in receipt of Social Housing Supports remains at ten. However, in the case of a joint tenancy, only one person is required to have been in receipt of Social Housing Supports. 

The application form must be completed in full along with the relevant documentation, to include approval in principal and returned to:

Sales Scheme Section, Housing Department, Level 2, County Hall, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

We cannot accept incomplete application forms. 

Please contact us at 01 205 4845 or 01 205 4717 for queries regarding the following:

• Consent to Sale
• Re-Mortgage
• Transfer/Fee-Simple Applications (Ground Rent)
• Section 90 Restrictions for Properties Sold Under Previous Schemes
• Fair Deal Scheme

To buy your Ground Rent please complete the 'Fee Simple' application form with a copy of the Folio and forward to tenantpurchase@dlrcoco.ie. A folio can be obtained from the Property Registration Authority, https://www.landdirect.ie/

Related Documents
Tenant Purchase Application 2024.pdf
156.18 KB
PDF Document
Tenant Purchase Application Form - Irish
183.07 KB
Other file
2024 Tenant Purchase Criteria
206.65 KB
PDF Document
Tenant Information Handbook - Irish
327.98 KB
Other file
Guidelines for Local Authorities December 2023.pdf
785.63 KB
PDF Document
Fee Simple (Ground Rent) Application Form (2016)
56.57 KB
Other file

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