Council initiative slashes waiting times for Disabled Facility Grants assessments

Council initiative slashes waiting times for Disabled Facility Grants assessments

Waiting times for Disabled Facility Grants in Ashford have been completely eradicated following an initiative from the local Council.

Ashford Borough Council took action to reduce the length of time that applicants faced after the number of individuals waiting for an answer reached almost 80.

In October 2017, the council signalled its determination to slash waiting times for mandatory grants by approving a one-off additional capital funding contribution of £200,000 for the financial year 2018-19.

 

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