Decision Maker: Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet, Council
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval of the new BCP Policy for the
management and award of Disabled Facilities Grant funding to
residents of BCP who require adaptations.
RESOLVED that the proposed policy be approved.
Portfolio Holder: Homes
To meet our statutory obligation under the The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996; as amended by the Regulatory Reform (Housing
Assistance)(England & Wales) Order 2002 (RRO) to have a published document in place setting out Council policy on the aims and application of the local grant scheme.
To meet our obligations under the Statutory order and align legacy Council’s policy.
To provide clear and transparent policy for applicants and staff.
To increase our offer to applicants with discretionary funding to maximise use of the grant in line with national good practice and the aims of the Better Care Fund.
Report author: Tracey Kybert
Publication date: 03/09/2021
Date of decision: 01/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 01/09/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 11/09/2021