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FOI 8474

Disabled Facilities Grants

Request

Mandatory Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) are available from local authorities in England, subject to a means test, for essential adaptations to give disabled people better access to essential facilities within the home. The legislation governing DFGs in England and Wales is the 1996 Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act.

1) How much DFG funding was allocated to Brentwood by the Department for Communities and Local Government in?

2009/10

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2) How many applications were made to Brentwood for a Disabled Facilities Grant 2013/14 year to date?

3) How many applications were determined to be eligible for a Disabled Facilities Grant 2013/14 year to date?

4) How many applications were determined to be ineligible for a Disabled Facilities Grant 2013/14 year to date?

5) What was the total amount awarded through the Disabled Facilities Grant 2013/14 year to date?

6) What was the average amount awarded 2013/14 year to date?

Response

Brentwood Borough Council
1) How much DFG funding was allocated to Brentwood by the Department for Communities and Local Government in? 2009/10 £117K 2010/11 £120K 2011/12 £144K 2012/13 £120K 2013/14 £124.7K 2) How many applications were made to Brentwood for a Disabled Facilities Grant 2013/14 year to date? 36 3) How many applications were determined to be eligible for a Disabled Facilities Grant 2013/14 year to date? 36 4) How many applications were determined to be ineligible for a Disabled Facilities Grant 2013/14 year to date? 0 5) What was the total amount awarded through the Disabled Facilities Grant 2013/14 year to date? £279K 6) What was the average amount awarded 2013/14 year to date? £7.75K