You may be eligible to receive a grant if you meet the necessary criteria. The Council operates four separate grant schemes for qualifying home owners. Please see details below.

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Housing Adaptation Grant For People with a Disability

The Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability is available to assist in the carrying out of works which are reasonably necessary for the purposes of rendering a house more suitable for the accommodation of a person with a disability who has an enduring physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual impairment. The types of works allowable under the scheme include the provision of access ramps, downstairs toilet facilities, stair-lifts, accessible showers, adaptations to facilitate wheelchair access, extensions, and any other works which are reasonably necessary for the purposes of rendering a house more suitable for the accommodation of a person with a disability.

To accept a grant application an Occupational Therapist Report is required for all work except for the conversion of an existing bathroom into walk-in shower facilities. In the case of bathroom conversions an Inspector may request a report after initial inspection.

For more details, you can download the Grant Application Form here.

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Mobility Aids Grant

The Mobility Aids Housing Grant is available to cover a basic suite of works to address mobility problems, primarily, but not exclusively, associated with ageing. The works grant aided under the scheme include:

  • Grab-rails;
  • Access ramps;
  • Level access showers;
  • Stair-lifts; and
  • Other minor works deemed necessary to facilitate the mobility needs of a member of a household.

To accept a grant application Fingal County Council requires an Occupational Therapist Report for all work except for the conversion of an existing bathroom into walk-in shower facilities. In the case of bathroom conversions an Inspector may request a report after initial inspection.

For more details, you can download the Grant Application Form here.

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Application for Alterations to Council Rented Dwelling for Person with a Disability

For more details, you can download the Grant Application Form here.

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Housing Aid for Older People

The Scheme of Housing Aid for Older People is available to assist older people living in poor housing conditions to have necessary repairs or improvements carried out. The types of works grant aided under the scheme include re-roofing, re-wiring, and the provision of central heating (where none exists).

N.B. Central Heating:- There is no grant available under this scheme for upgrading an existing central heating system. These grants are available from the
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland at 1850 927000

Applicants applying to carry out rewiring must enclose with their application, written confirmation from a qualified electrician stating the condition of the existing wiring.

Applicants applying to carry out roof repairs/ replacement will be required to submit with their application, written confirmation from their insurance company that such repairs are not covered by their existing insurance policy.

For more details, you can download the Grant Application Form here.

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