Housing

Public counter by
appointment only -
To book appointment
phone the relevant section below

Housing Contacts:

allocations/Transfers

Appointment Only
Tuesday,Wednesday 9am - 1pm

045 980705


Homeless Services

Appointment Only
Monday to Friday 9am - 1pm

045 980230


Housing Grants

Appointment Only
Wednesday 9am - 1pm

045 980480


HAP

Appointment Only
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 11.30am
Level 1

045 980818


Loans/Tenant Purchase/Conveyancing

Appointment Only
Monday to Friday 2pm to 4pm
Level 3

045 980780


Assessments

Appointment Only
Monday to Friday 2pm to 4pm
Level 3

045 980870


Rent/Travellers

Appointment Only
Monday to Friday 2pm to 4pm
Level 3

045 980991


Housing Maintenance

045 980998

045 980200

Email

allocations@Kildarecoco.ie
conveyancing@kildarecoco.ie
estatemanagement@kildarecoco.ie
hap@kildarecoco.ie
homelessadmin@kildarecoco.ie
housingadmin@kildarecoco.ie
housingloans@kildarecoco.ie
inspections@kildarecoco.ie
leasing@kildarecoco.ie
rentassessment@kildarecoco.ie

Housing Grants for Privately Owned Homes

There are 3 types of Grants available to assist older persons or persons with a disability in carrying out necessary alterations to their home: 

1. Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability

This scheme assists people with a disability to have necessary adaptations, repairs or improvement works carried out in order to make their accommodation more suitable for their needs.

The types of works allowable under the scheme can be varied and include the provision of:

  • Access ramps
  • Downstairs toilet facilities
  • Stair-lifts
  • Accessible showers
  • Adaptations to facilitate wheelchair access
  • Extensions
  • Any other works which are reasonably necessary for the purposes of rendering a house more suitable for the accommodation of a person with a disability. 

 

2. Mobility Aids Grant

This scheme provides grants to cover a basic suite of works to address the mobility problems of a member of a household. Qualifying works include the provision of stair lifts, level access showers, access ramps, grab rails and some minor adaptation works. The types of works grant aided under the scheme can include the following

  • 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. 

 

3. Housing Aid for Older People Grant

This scheme assists older people (aged 66 and over) living in poor housing conditions to have necessary repairs or improvements carried out. Grant eligible works include the following:

  • Structural repairs or improvements
  • Re-wiring
  • Repairs to or replacement of windows and doors
  • Provision of water supply and sanitary facilities
  • Provision of heating 

Housing Grants - Guidance Notes

File Size: 145KB - Document Type: Acrobat pdf

Housing Grants Application Form

File Size: 693KB - Document Type: Acrobat pdf

Foirm Iarratais ar Dheontais Tithíochta

File Size: 457KB - Document Type: Acrobat pdf

 

Housing Grants for Council Owned Homes

1. Disabled Person's Grant (Council Tenants only)

This scheme allows for council tenants with a disability to apply for adaptations to their council property for medical reasons. The types of works for consideration under the scheme can be varied and include the provision of:

  • Access ramps / steps
  • Downstairs toilet facilities
  • Stair-lifts
  • Accessible showers
  • Adaptations to facilitate wheelchair access
  • Extensions 

Disabled Person's Grant Application Form - Council Tenant

File Size: 169KB - Document Type: Acrobat pdf

 

Contact Details:

For further information or queries please contact the Housing Grants Section on 045 980480 or housinggrants@kildarecoco.ie