Aid for housing renovations in Santiago 2023


Renovating a home can be an exciting project, but it can also be costly. Fortunately, for works in Santiago de Compostela there are several grants for home renovation available to homeowners. Two of the most interesting options are the grants from the Xunta de Galicia and the Consorcio de Santiago de Compostela.

In this article, we are going to analyze in detail the grants offered by both institutions so that you can understand how to apply for them, what requirements you must meet and how much money you can receive.

Aids for the reform of housing of the Xunta de Galicia

Subsidized actions

The actions that can be subsidized are varied and include works of structural and constructive adequacy, improvement of energy efficiency, accessibility and general finishing of the building. Likewise, works to finish off buildings with unfinished façades and/or roofs are also eligible for this aid program.

Eligibility requirements

Regarding the requirements, it is important to highlight that the rehabilitation works cannot be already started at the moment of submitting the application and it will be necessary to have a project of execution of works signed by a competent technician, municipal license and the opportune sectorial authorizations.

Who can apply for the aids

As for who may apply for these aids, the beneficiaries may be the individuals who promote the rehabilitation actions and who can prove ownership or possession of the property, as well as the members of owners' communities that participate in the actions promoted by the community.

Amount of the aids

As regards the amount of the aid, the maximum amount to be received will depend on whether a qualified loan or direct aid is requested, the maximum amount being 30,000 € for loans with a personal guarantee and 60,000 € for those with a mortgage guarantee.

Opting for these grants can be a great opportunity for those people who need to carry out reforms in their home and do not have sufficient resources to do so. Not only will it improve the quality of life and comfort of the residents, but it will also increase the value of the property on the market.

In addition, with the incorporation of energy efficiency improvements, it will contribute to the reduction of energy consumption and the conservation of the environment.

In short, if you need to carry out reforms in your home, do not hesitate to find out about the aid program for the rehabilitation of housing offered by the Xunta de Galicia.

Aids for the reform of housing of the Consortium of Santiago

The Consortium of Santiago is an entity that promotes and participates in different aid programs for the rehabilitation of housing and buildings in the historic city of Santiago, offering technical and economic support to citizens. In this post, we tell you everything you need to know about these aids.

Objectives of the aids

The main objective of the aids is to maintain the residential fabric, improving the habitability conditions of their homes and promoting the occupation of those that in recent years were abandoned. Likewise, it also seeks to socially promote the culture of rehabilitation and the coherent maintenance of the buildings of the historic city, structuring a network of rehabilitation operators in the city and promoting a constructive and successful praxis, sufficiently experienced to preserve and improve these buildings.

Types of aid

The aids offered by the Consorcio de Santiago are for the rehabilitation of buildings and dwellings in the rehabilitation area of the historic center. These aids are divided into two types:

  • Aids for minor works: the Technical Office of the Consortium is in charge of drafting the technical documentation in the case of minor works.
  • Aid for major works: For major works, the individual must commission the corresponding project to a competent technician.

Processing of grants

The processing of the grants is divided into six steps:

  1. Request for a visit by a technician from the Technical Office to the property to be rehabilitated.
  2. Drafting of the technical documentation by the Technical Office, in the case of minor works.
  3. Application for the subsidy, attaching the technical project, the documentation relating to the ownership of the property, the purpose of the dwelling and the applicant's family income.
  4. Initial approval of the subsidy, provided that the indicated conditions are met.
  5. Execution of the works, once the license has been obtained. The applicants may contract the works with any company or with a company approved by the City Council.
  6. Final approval of the subsidy, if the works were carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance and the technical documentation for which the corresponding license was obtained. Payment of the amount, after completion of the works.

In short, the aids of the Consorcio de Santiago are a great opportunity for those inhabitants of the Historic City who need to rehabilitate their homes and buildings. Thanks to the economic and technical assistance they offer, the quality of life of the citizens can be improved and the historical heritage of the city can be maintained. If you need more information about these grants, do not hesitate to contact the Consorcio de Santiago.