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Ordinance of the Provincial Government of Salzburg amending the 2015 Housing Construction Grants Ordinance

The draft Ordinance mainly includes the following amendments:

a) adjustment of the ranking criteria for building subsidy for owners with particular regard to the principle of economical use of soil and land, family situation and income;

b) subsidisation of the purchase of land only when predominantly rental housing is to be constructed;

c) introduction of minimum own resources and minimum external funds for the purchase and building grant as well as a minimum investment amount for grants for superstructures, additions and installations;

d) redefinition of the subsidy amount for the purchase and building grant, namely as lump sums scaled according to the family configuration or number of persons living in the same household;

e) reduction of the subsidy in the construction grant if certain property sizes are exceeded;

f) conversion of the basic amount into a loan in the case of grants for the construction of a residential home;

g) streamlining of the catalogue and exhaustive listing of possible refurbishment measures as well as simplification of the procedure for a refurbishment grant.