Decision details

Update on Disabled Facilities Grant Related Issues

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee considered the report of the Director of Service Delivery providing an update on the Council’s Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) programme up to Quarter Two (Q2) 2020 / 21. 


The report provided background information regarding DFGs and the Council’s requirements.  It was noted that there were a number of factors affecting service delivery in 2019 / 20 and 2020 /21 which were set out in the report along with a staffing update.  Performance for the year 2019 / 20 and Quarter One to Q2 of 2020 / 21 were detailed.


The Chairman put the recommendations as set out in the report.  These were duly seconded.


In response to a question regarding DFGs being part of the wider Private Sector Housing objectives the Lead Specialist: Community provided the Committee with further information. 


The Chairman then sought assent on the recommendations set out in the report and these were duly agreed (by assent).




(i)              That the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 issues on service provision be noted;


(ii)            That the status of the Council’s Disabled Facilities Grant programme up to Quarter Two (30 October 2020) be noted.

Publication date: 09/12/2020

Date of decision: 24/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 24/11/2020 - Strategy and Resources Committee

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