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Are disabled facilities grants added to land registry? - Carers UK Forum

Are disabled facilities grants added to land registry?

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Hi all,

My great uncle is considering selling up his house to move into a care home soon, he had a DFG about seven years ago and can't find any of the paperwork. He's waiting on some info to come from his local LA, but in the meantime I was thinking there might be some info about what's tied to his house on the land registry.

Does anyone know if a disabled facilities grant is registered against one's home via the land registry? Or is it a "less formal" arrangement between the recipient and their local LA?

Any insight would be helpful. Thanks. :)
I don't know what LA area you refer to here is an example

https://www.surreyheath.gov.uk/resident ... ties-grant
Hi There,

I am going through the DFG process at the moment. My understanding is the council wil register a charge on the property title at the land registry. However, I also understand that if the move is necessitated by either financial hardship or a deterioration in help (requiring a different care setting) the costs will not be reclaimed.

Certainly worth exploring!
You can check for any charges against a property here (costs £3.00 ):

https://www.gov.uk/search-property-info ... d-registry