Eligibility Conditions

The following is a synopsis of the conditions that must be satisfied for a dwelling to be deemed eligible for remediation under the Scheme. The full conditions of eligibility can be found in Section 3 of the Pyrite Remediation Scheme.


Location Dwellings must be located within the administrative areas of DĂșn Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, Kildare, Meath, Offaly or South Dublin County Councils; or Dublin City Council
Construction date Dwellings must have been constructed and completed between 1st January 1997 and 12th December 2013
Significant damage attributable to pyritic heave Dwellings must have been assessed, tested and certified as having a damage condition rating of 2 and it must be verified that damage is attributable to pyrite heave
Ownership and purchase date The applicant must be the owner or joint owner of a dwelling. An application can only be made in respect of one dwelling and the dwelling must have been purchased before 12th December 2013
Other practicable options The applicant must be able to show, to the satisfaction of the PRB, that he/she does not have available to him or her any practicable option, other than under the Scheme or the use of his or her own resources, to remediate or secure the remediation of the dwelling
Extensions An extension, used for habitable purposes, is considered to be a dwelling for the purposes of the Pyrite Resolution Act 2013