Different organisations offer subsidy options for special situations or age-appropriate conversions. There are government subsidies, regional subsidies and also private foundations. The German federal government are currently subsidising the age-appropriate adaptation of flats and residential buildings in the framework of the KfW programme 159 “Age appropriate conversions”. It has to be noted that low-inerest loans are generally only granted if the application is made before the start of the (building) measures. Please visit to find out more about subsidy programmes of the Federal Republic of Germany, the federal states and the European Union.