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Ministry Of Housing & Local Government Announcement

Additional disability facilities grant funding announced by government


An extra £68 million will help thousands more disabled people to access grants to improve their homes so they can live independently. Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing Kelly Tolhurst has announced today 3 December 2020. The additional funding for councils will help people make the adaptations they need to live safely and independently in their own homes.

What does this mean?
This funding is in addition to the £505 million paid to councils in May 2020, increasing the overall government investment in the Disabled Facilities Grant to £573 million this year. Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing, Kelly Tolhurst said: “I’m pleased that extra funding announced today, on the International Day of People with Disabilities, will see thousands more people benefit.  This grant can be literally life changing and lengthening, helping more people to live independently in their own homes. Since 2012 over 280,000 home adaptions have been funded through the Disabled Facilities Grant Scheme helping many tens of thousands of people to live at home independently.”

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Let us know what your problems are around the house and we will provide solutions. We can give you ideas of products that can help, or we can assist in changing the layout of your house and garden so that it becomes useable.

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Unit 4 Old Co-Op Buildings
Front Street,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,
United Kingdom
NE16 6LX

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