To find out more regarding your landlord’s duty to complete repairs, see Repairs in rented housing.
Re re Payment of funds and loans
Generally, a nearby authority need not spend a grant or loan within any time limit that is particular. But, in case your regional authority’s own guidelines set a right time period limit, it should spend you in this time frame.
If you possess your property
If you have applied for a loan in order to make home improvements you may be capable of getting government loan to aid with interest re re payments. It is called ‘support for mortgage interest’ (SMI).
You may get SMI if you’re getting:
- Universal Credit
- Pension Credit
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Help Allowance
- Earnings Help
You’ll should also check out the improvements you’re making are covered by SMI. They’ll be covered if you need to result in the improvements so that your home is fit to reside in, and you’re:
- Fixing your home heating – like changing your boiler if it is broken
- Setting up one thing in order to prepare and prepare meals – such as a hob or range
- Installing a bath, shower, washbasin, toilet or sink
- Setting up electric lights or sockets
- Installing a real method to keep gas or trash
- Installing drainage
- Repairing a structure that is unsafe your roof
- Damp-proofing or insulating your house
- Supplying outdoors or day light
- Adjusting your house for a disabled individual
- Supplying split bedrooms for the child and woman aged 10-19 – with you and you or your partner are responsible for them if they live