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Disabled Facilities Grants 2018/19

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government asks local housing authorities to submit an annual data return detailing their Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) activity. This report provides Foundations’ headline analysis of the data returned for the 2018/19 financial year, including trend analysis from previous returns where available.

During 2018/19 local authorities in England received 58,200 grant applications leading to 53,500 homes being adapted (for owner occupiers and tenants of private landlords or housing associations). The 142 local authorities with retained Council Housing completed a further 32,900 home adaptations. With local housing authorities adapting a total of 86,400 homes.