Disabled facilities grants may be awarded to owner-occupiers, tenants or landlords, to assist with the cost of adapting the home to meet the needs of an occupant with a disability. It can be given for works such as:
It can be awarded for work not listed above, subject to the availability of funds.
Before applying for a grant an Occupational Therapist (OT) must first assess your needs.
All applicants must undergo the national means test, to determine their financial contribution towards the proposed work. We may award a disabled facilities grant to cover any balance, subject to the grant limit set by central government.
If you are currently being assessed you can contact the Housing Standards team using the link below.
It is essential that no work is started before a grant is approved, otherwise the offer of a grant will be prejudiced.
Housing Standards Team
If you have an enquiry about housing standards, send a message to the Housing Standards team
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