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€81.25 million announced in funding for Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People and People with a Disability

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  • Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, and Minister of State for Local Government and Planning, Peter Burke, have today (Monday 28 March) announced €81.25 million in funding for Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People and People with a Disability

 

  • The fund announced today, which supports home adaptations for older people, those with a disability and people with mobility issues, provides 80% exchequer funding through the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, with the remaining 20% in funding coming from the relevant local authority

 

  • Grants of up to €30,000 are available to assist people with a disability in carrying out necessary works to make a house more suitable for their needs

 

  • Grants of up to €8,000 are available to assist older people to have necessary repairs or improvements carried out on their homes and grants of up to €6,000 are available for mobility aids

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