Installing a stairlift can be a significant cost, but there are financial aids that can help you set it up. People with disabilities and the elderly can benefit from various aids, in particular from the State, local authorities and private organisations.
Stairlift: the different aids
There are several possible financial aids for the installation of a stairlift.
Anah (National Housing Agency) is a public body whose mission is to help individuals improve their housing. It offers several financial aids, some of which can be used for the installation of a stairlift.
To find out more and find out if you are eligible, go to the Anah website or contact an advisor.
Aid from the Caf
The Caf (Family allowance fund) also offers financial aid to individuals for improving their housing. Among the aid offered, we find in particular the “Living better” system, intended for low-income or very low-income households.
To find out more and find out if you are eligible, go to the Caf website or contact an advisor.
This is the personalized home autonomy allowance. Financial assistance will be granted if you request it.
Reduced VAT and tax credit
VAT will be reduced to 5.5% to facilitate the purchase of a stairlift and you will benefit from a tax credit of 25% on the purchase of equipment.
Local authorities also offer financial aid for the installation of stairlifts. This aid is generally in the form of loans at 0% interest or subsidies. To find out more about the financial aid available in your municipality, you can contact your town hall or your county council.
There are many financial aids for the installation of a stairlift. Aid can be found from public or private organisations. It is important to get information from several organizations in order to find the most suitable help for your case.