Issue - decisions

Disabled Facilities Grant Policy

03/09/2021 - Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) Policy

RESOLVED that the proposed policy be approved.

Voting: Unanimous

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.