Housing Grant for Older People

Housing Grant for Older People

The Housing Aid For Older People Grant is available to assist older people 66 years of age (or over) living in poor housing conditions to have necessary repairs or improvements carried out.

The types of grant-aided works under this scheme include:

  • Re-roofing 
    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.
  • Re-wiring
    Applicants applying to carry out re-wiring must enclose with their application, written confirmation from a qualified electrician stating the condition of the existing wiring
  • Provision of Central Heating (where none exists)
    There is no grant available under the Housing Aid For Older People Grant Scheme for upgrading an existing central heating system.

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,
County Hall,
Navan,
Co. Meath

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 Aid For Older People Grant is available to assist older people 66 years of age (or over) living in poor housing conditions to have necessary repairs or improvements carried out.

Housing Aid for Older People Grant - Application form and guide