Housing Grants

Services Provided

Cork City Council administers a number of grant options to assist older people and people with a disability in carrying out works which are necessary for the purposes of rendering a house more suitable for the accommodation needs.

Cork City Council Tenant

The following Grant is available:

  • Once Off Adaptation works for Special Needs Local Authority Tenants
How long does the application process take?

8 - 12 weeks: from submission of a fully completed application to issue of a Confirmation letter from Cork City Council.

6 - 12 months: commencement of recommended works is dependent on the annual budget available to the relevant Cork City Council Department.


Private Home Owner

The following Grants are available:

  • Housing Adaptation Grants for People with a Disability
  • Mobility Aids Grant
  • Housing Aid for Older People Grant
How Long Will It Take?

Up to 14 weeks: from Submission of a fully completed application to issue of an Approval letter from Cork City Council.

6 months: a successful applicant has 6 months to complete the approved works.

Contact Details

By Post:

Senior Staff Officer, Housing Loans & Grants Section, Cork City Council, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork, T12 T997.

Personal Visit:

Ground Floor, City Hall
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday


(021) 4924000