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Wandsworth Council - Community Repairs and Cleaning

Area serviced:
Local
Telephone:
020 8871 7445 / 7446
Sector:
Statutory

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Subject Definitions

A Repair Grant is available when the Environmental Health Officer from the local district council has served a Statutory Notice on a house. A Repair Grant is for the repair or replacement of existing items. It is not normally for adding something new. Landlords, agents and some private tenants are legible for these.
Local authorities have general powers to improve living conditions in their area in the ways they consider the most appropriate. The factsheet Funding repairs, improvements and adaptations explains what assistance may be available to homeowners and tenants to help them meet the costs of repairs‚ improvements and adaptations. It includes information on: •Help from the local authority (council) •Disabled Facilities Grant •Help from social services •Home Improvement Agencies •Home Improvement Trust •Charities •Useful organisations Local authorities have general powers to improve living conditions in their area in the ways they consider the most appropriate. Your local authority has to have a published policy on how the powers are to be used.