Grants and loans

Learn more about housing grants available in Breckland and how to apply

Grants currently available:

  1. Disabled Facilities Grant
  2. Forget me Not Grant
  3. Safety and Security Grant
  4. Warm Homes Fund

1. Disabled Facilities Grant

Terms and conditions

  • Maximum of £30,000.
  • To qualify the person must be assessed as requiring an adaptation by an occupational therapist.
  • The house must be the disabled person's only or main residence.
  • The disabled person's income will be assessed to establish what contribution they may have to make towards the cost of the work.
    • Applicants claiming certain benefits, and parents of a disabled child, would not have to pay a contribution.
  • Upon completion of the works, a charge will be placed on the property requiring its repayment if the property is sold within five years of the certified date.

Eligibility/how to apply


2. Forget me Not Grant

Terms and conditions

  • Up to £500.
  • To assist people living with dementia to maintain a safe, decent and warm home, and to help reassure those who care for them.
  • To promote independence and support people living with Dementia in the community.

Eligibility/how to apply

  • Eligibility for the grant does not require a full diagnosis. However, the person must have symptoms associated with dementia that is affecting their daily lives.
  • Any aids/adaptations must be related to a problem or problems relating to those symptoms.
  • ​​​​​​​Apply for the Forget me Not Grant.

    3. Safety and Security Grant

    Terms and conditions

    • Up to £500.
    • Available to vulnerable households where the applicant is suffering from ill health or a disability.
    • Where the applicant is a tenant, any items deemed to be the responsibility of the landlord will not be grant funded, and where works are deemed eligible landlords consent will be required.

    Eligibility/how to apply


    4. Warm Homes Fund

    Terms and conditions

    • You may be able to get help from the Warm Homes Fund if you are in receipt of certain benefits, have high fuel costs, or have underlying health issues.

    Eligibility/how to apply

    Last updated: 11/05/2022 09:49:44