Information on expenditure by local authorities on housing improvement, Disabled Facilities Grants and renewal areas for April 2017 to March 2018.
- During 2017-18 overall expenditure on assistance for housing improvement (including Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs)) increased by 7% compared with the previous year to £46.5 million. Of the 22 local authorities, 13 reported an increase in overall expenditure.
- During 2017-18, 4,144 Mandatory Disabled Facilities Grants, with a total value of £33.9 million, were completed by local authorities in Wales. This represents almost three quarters (73%) of the overall expenditure on private sector renewal.
- During 2017-18, the number of renewal areas in operation decreased to 6 and overall expenditure in these areas decreased by 72% to £3.9 million.
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