Housing Adaptation Grant

Housing Adaptation Grant

The Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability is available for works which are reasonably necessary to make a house more suitable a person with a disability who has an enduring physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual impairment.

The type of grant-aided works under the scheme include:

  • Access Ramps
  • Stair-lift
  • Level Access Shower
  • Adaptations to facilitate wheelchair access
  • Extensions*
  • Any other works which are reasonably necessary to make a house more suitable for a person with a disability.

*In accordance with new guidelines which have issued from the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, no extension works will be approved unless all less costly and "fit for purpose" alternatives have been considered and eliminated e.g. use of technology, reassignment of existing rooms etc.

How to Apply

To apply for the Housing Adaptation Grant download and complete the application form below and return to:
Housing Grants Department
Meath County Council
Buvinda House
Dublin Road
Navan
County Meath
C15 Y291

Please note: No Grant will be awarded if works have commenced prior to an application being lodged and approved by Meath County Council.

Who Can Apply

The Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability is available for works which are reasonably necessary to make a house more suitable a person with a disability who has an enduring physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual impairment.

This grant may be paid, where appropriate, in respect of works carried out to:

  • Owner occupied housing;
  • Houses being purchased from a local authority under the tenant purchase scheme;
  • Private rented accommodation;
  • Accommodation provided under the voluntary housing Capital Assistance and Rental Subsidy schemes; and
  • Accommodation occupied by persons living in communal residences.
Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability - Application form and guide