Pyrite Remediation Scheme

About the Scheme

The Pyrite Remediation Scheme (Scheme) has been set up to remediate dwellings that have been significantly damaged as a result of pyritic heave caused by the swelling of hardcore under ground floor slabs. The Scheme has been prepared by the Pyrite Resolution Board (PRB) under the Pyrite Resolution Act 2013.

The Pyrite Resolution Board were established under the Act, to oversee the implementation of the scheme, manage the application and appeals process.

The Housing Agency, as prescribed under the Act, are tasked with carrying out the remediation of properties accepted into the scheme.

The details, terms and conditions and eligibility criteria of the Scheme are set in Pyrite Resolution Board - Pyrite Remediation Scheme. The stages in the Scheme are as follows:

Stage 1

Application & Validation

Stage 2

Assessment and Verification Process

Stage 3

Remedial Works Plans

Stage 4

Tendering and Tender Analysis

Stage 5

Decision to Contract

Stage 6

Dwelling Remediation

Stage 7

Retention Period

Stage 8

Application Closure


Information for Scheme Participants

The Guide for Scheme Participants is for homeowners (applicants) who have been included in the Scheme.  Therefore, the “applicant” is referred to as the “Scheme Participant” throughout this guide.

The guide explains what is involved in Stages 3-8 of the remediation process and what is required of Scheme Participants during these stages. The guide also provides information to the Scheme Participant on other aspects of the Scheme, such as the programming of Remedial Works, the Homeowner’s Agreement, the process for recouping expenses, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions


Housing Agency,
53 Mount Street Upper,
Dublin 2, D02 KT73