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The Housing Renovation etc. Grants (Grant Limit) Order 1993

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Grant limit

2.  The formula, for calculating a maximum amount of grant which a local housing authority may pay in respect of an application for a grant, prescribed under section 116(5) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 is—

A + B


  • A is the lesser of—


    £50,000; and


    the amount of the grant which, but for this article, would be payable (as the case may be) in respect of—


    works which are needed to cause the dwelling to be fit for human habitation, and


    works which are needed to comply with a notice under section 189, 190 or 352 of the Housing Act 1985(1) (repair notices in respect of unfit houses and houses in a state of disrepair but not unfit, and power to require works to render premises fit for number of occupants), and


    works which are needed and appropriate to meet the needs of a disabled occupant and are for any one or more of the purposes set out in section 114(3) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (approval of applications to provide certain facilities for the disabled); and

  • B is the amount of the grant payable in respect of other works.


1985 c. 68; sections 189 and 190 were amended by the Housing Act 1988 (c. 50), Schedule 15, paragraphs 1 and 2 and the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, Schedule 9 paragraphs 1 and 2; and section 352 was amended by paragraphs 49 and 50 of that Schedule.

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