Information on expenditure by local authorities on housing improvement, Disabled Facilities Grants and renewal areas for April 2018 to March 2019.
During 2018-19 the overall expenditure on assistance for housing improvement (including Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) was £45.7 million. It remained relatively stable (decreased by less than one per cent), compared to 2017-18. Of the 22 local authorities, 12 reported a decrease in overall expenditure.
During 2018-19, 4,086 Mandatory Disabled Facilities Grants, with a total value of £32.3 million, were completed by local authorities in Wales. This represents almost three quarters (71%) of the overall expenditure on private sector renewal.
During 2018-19, the number of renewal areas in operation decreased to four with other areas still completing outstanding group repair schemes. The overall expenditure in these areas decreased to £1.4 million.
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