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Home improvement assistance

Have your say – Council Tax Reduction scheme review We are reviewing the scheme for working-age people. Disabled Facilities Grants of up to £30,000 are available to carry out adaptation works that will help a disabled person remain living independently in their own home. But you will be charged up to two months’ interest if you choose to settle your loan early. Rates will vary depending on loan amount, term and individual circumstances. The representative APR applies to loans of £7,500 to £25,000 over 12 to 60 months.

They can apply for a grant to repair a house if they’ve received a statutory repair notice from the council. Homeowners can get repair and improvement grants from the Housing Executive in certain circumstances. Applications are open to the Disabled Facilities Grant scheme and Mandatory Repair Grants scheme.

If your landlord doesn’t agree, this could be disability discrimination and they could be … Read More