Have you applied for a Disabled Facilities Grant for your disabled child?

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Wednesday 24 January 2024

Tags: housing, disabled facilities grant, adaptations, independent living, LUHC Committee

The parliamentary group, the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC) Committee, have recently launched a parliamentary inquiry looking at housing for disabled people.

The aim of the inquiry is to look at ways to ensure disabled people have access to accessible and adaptable housing in England.

As part of the inquiry, the LUHC Committee has opened an online survey to gather disabled people’s views and experiences of finding or adapting suitable housing. The survey includes questions relating to:

The Committee will also be looking at how far the government can provide for disabled residents who do not live in new-build homes and whether the DFG system adequately supports housing adaptations.

The closing date for responses is Thursday 15 February.