Have Your Say – Policies on Disability Facility Grants
Sandwell MBC is in the process of updating the current Policy for the Provision of Housing Assistance which is in relation to DFG (Disability Facility Grants), and other forms of private sector housing interventions in provides. The policy can be found here: view the 2012 policy here
Following extensive discussions internally and externally the policy has been reviewed and can be found here: https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/homeimprovementagency
As part of the current review the policy has been developed into two draft policies one relating to Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/downloads/file/33927/private_sector_housing_assistance_policy_draft_-_160323 and one relating to a Policy on Adaptations for Disabled Tenants in Council Housing https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/downloads/download/2993/adaptations_for_disabled_tenants_in_council_housing_policy_draft-_10-03-23 .
Both policies are in draft and sets out the offer for Equipment and Adaptations in Sandwell. We would welcome any questions or comments about the draft policies and these can be sent to the Home Improvement Agency via email at Comm_Partnerships@sandwell.gov.uk Please reference which policy your question and/or comment relates to. Please note that the deadline for your feedback is 2nd May 2023.
It is really important that as many people as possible feedback and with your help want to encourage as many people as possible to have an opportunity to comment and therefore would appreciate if you could share the above links and support residents as necessary to access the documents and feedback.