Housing Grants

There are 3 types of Grants available to assist older persons or persons with a disability in carrying out necessary alterations to their house:-
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 reasonable necessary for the purposes of rendering a house more suitable for the accommodation of a person with a disability.
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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 structural repairs or improvements, re-wiring, repairs to/replacement of windows and doors, the provision of heating, water and sanitary services, cleaning, painting and drylining.
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Mobility Aids Housing Grant Scheme
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
• Other minor works deemed necessary to facilitate the mobility needs of a member of a household.
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Contact Us

Housing Dept,
Rathass, Tralee,
Co. Kerry
Housing Phone Extensions
Email: housing@kerrycoco.ie

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