Some repairs that are usually tenants responsibility may be covered under the concessionary repairs scheme
Interior maintenance and decoration:
clearing blocked internal waste pipes and traps
replacing strip lighting and lighbulbs in sealed bathroom units
replacing all internal door hinges, locks and brackets
repairing and replacing internal door frames and skirting boards
repairing and replacing all kitchen cupboards
minor repairs to flooring, including tiles and other floor coverings
minor repairs to plaster
repairs to minor cracks in ceiling
replacing toilet seats
tiling to walls in kitchens and bathrooms
replacing battery operated smoke alarms
What are minor repairs?
Minor repairs are those repairs that can be carried out without the need for special tools or expensive materials and/or equipment.
In the case of flooring, this is limited to repairs under 1 sq. metre (up to 9 tiles).
- repairing and replacing fences between private gardens
- repairing and replacing paths in private gardens
- replacing washing lines and posts
- all repairs to free-standing sheds in private gardens
You may be eligible for the concessionary repairs scheme if:
- you are a tenant of a sheltered or special sheltered scheme
- you are a tenant aged 70 or over
- you are registered disabled*
*If you are registered disabled, you will need to complete and return the form at the bottom of this page with the appropriate documentation before a concessionary repair can be carried out.
|Repairs - Council Homes|
|Department||Department of adult services, health and housing|
|Telephone||020 8726 6101|
|Address||Floor 3, Zone F|
Bernard Weatherill House
8 Mint Walk