The Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan is a Government-backed mortgage for first-time buyers. It is available nationwide from local authorities.
The Housing Minister confirmed the following regarding the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Scheme:
Applicants who are separated or divorced may be treated as first-time buyers, in accordance with the regulations, if they meet certain conditions, including:
- They are separated or divorced under a court order or by a separation agreement;
- The property being purchased is the first property since leaving the family home;
- They have left the family home and retain no interest in it; or
- The other party has remained in the family home.