Policy status:Planned
Date Effective:2005
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Agency:Ministere de LEconomie, des Finances et de lIndustrie (MINEFI)
Climate Change Description:As announced on 23 March 2005, amendments to the French tax laws Robien Mechanism will require rental property built after 1 January 2006 to reduce energy consumption by 8-15% over existing standards to qualify for tax relief. Since 2003, the Robien Mechanism has enabled individual investors in new rental property to deduct up to 65% of total costs - including the initial purchase price, interest and fees on loans, property management costs and various property taxes - from rental income over a 15-year period.

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