Housing adaptations

This page highlights some of the current parliamentary material available on housing adaptations for disabled people. This includes select committee reports, briefing papers on current legislation and other subjects produced by the parliamentary research services, and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Standard Notes

18.12.2013Disabled facilities grants (DFGs)
Disabled facilities grants (DFGs). By Wendy Wilson. SN/SP/3011. This note provides an overview of entitlement to disabled facilities grants and the process by which they are funded.
11.01.2013Constituency casework: housing (England)
A guide to sources for answering common constituents' housing problems.
27.03.2012Disabled adaptations in leasehold flats and common areas
Disabled adaptations in leasehold flats. By Wendy Wilson. SN/SP/3133. This note explains the law around securing adaptations to leasehold properties.

Early Day Motions

That this House welcomes the 2.4 million additional funding made available by the NHS to Sheffield City Council; recognises the importance of providing elderly people and people with ...

POST Papers

08.10.2014Palliative and End of Life Care
This POSTnote provides an overview of palliative care and its key components, approaches to managing and standardising care and key challenges to providing high quality care.


  • Research Papers (RP) - briefings produced by the House of Commons Library on Bills, topical issues and regular statistics
  • Standard Notes (SN) - shorter, topical briefings from the Commons Library
  • Early Day Motions (EDMs) - formal motions submitted by MPs in the House of Commons
  • POST Notes - short briefing notes produced by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
  • Lords Library Notes (LLN) - papers compiled by the House of Lords Library on Bills and for debates in the Lords
  • Select Committee Reports - papers produced by all select committees of both Houses