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Door Entry Defects - Council Housing

Umbrella org:
Wandsworth Council
Area serviced:
Local
Telephone:
020 8871 8673 or 020 8871 8674
Sector:
Statutory

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Advice for people with housing enquiries.For example,if they are moving property,are waiting to be allocated a local authority property or feel that they are living in sub-standard accomodation.
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.