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    Home adaptation grant

    Is your home no longer adapted to the physical ailments of old age? Then maybe you qualify for the Flemish home adaptation grant.

    The aim of the Flemish home adaptation grant is to provide financial help to over-65s who want to adapt their home to the physical needs of old age, for instance by placing technical aids or making renovations to increase accessibility.

    Conditions

    You can apply for the home adaptation grant as occupier or as lessor.

    • The occupier is the private individual who occupies the house on the application date on the basis of a right in rem or of a rental agreement for minimum three years.
    • The lessor is the owner-lessor of the house who has concluded on the application date a rental agreement with a social letting agency for at least nine years.

    Whether or not you will receive a home adaptation grant, depends on

    • your age
    • your income
    • your house
    • the invoices.

    Procedure

    You can only apply for the home adaptation grant after completion of the works and if you live in the house.

    Fill in the application form (available from the website wonenvlaanderen.be) and sent the form (including invoices and necessary documents) to Wonen-Vlaanderen (Housing Division).

    A decision will be taken within three months, provided the application is accurate and complete. The grant will be paid within three months after this decision.

    Amount

    The home adaptation grant will amount to 50% of the cost price of the works. The grant will be at most 1,250 Euros.

    More information

    Contact

    Wonen-Vlaanderen (Housing Agency Flanders)
    Havenlaan 88 Bus 40B
    1000 Brussels

    Tel.: 1700
    Fax: 02 553 82 55
    wonen@vlaanderen.be