Wealden District Council

Private Housing Assistance

The Council has a key role in helping elderly, disabled and vulnerable residents to adapt, improve and maintain their homes.

Mandatory Disabled Facilities Grants

Disabled Facilities Grant are available for the adaptation of properties to enable a disabled person to continue to live there. Adaptations may include improving access to the property, the WC and bathing facilities and providing in certain circumstances additional accommodation for sleeping and bathing. These grants are subject to a financial assessment except for children's applications.

Decent Home Loans

The Decent Home Loan is available to bring non-decent dwellings occupied by elderly or vulnerable owner-occupiers and leaseholders up to the Decent Home Standard.

Emergency Minor Works Assistance

Assistance is available to help low income households with small scale works to resolve emergency situations for example repairs to a heating system or where a hazard exists which affects the health and safety of the occupiers.


Contact the Property Services Team