Crawford calls for housing grant review

Donegal County Council has been urged to review the process for awarding housing adaption grants, after claims that people who are most needing are being refused.

The issue was raised by Councillor Gerry Crawford, who along with other members, recounted stories of people with serious illnesses or disabilities, but were unable to secure a grant.

In one case, it was ruled that a visually impaired person did not qualify.

Councillor Crawford says the system needs to be reviewed..........