Tuesday, 8 December 2015
Department of Environment, Community and Local Government
Housing Adaptation Grant
584. To ask the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government the status of home grants for the elderly (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44092/15]
A total funding allocation for 2015 of €50.5m nationally was made available for the Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People and People with a Disability, an increase of 10% on the previous year. At local level, the detailed administration and processing of the grants, including the assessment, approval and payment of individual grants to applicants, is the responsibility of the relevant local authority.