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 Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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Making Improvements to Your Home

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The term ‘improvement’ means replacing or installing a fixture or fitting. If you want to make any improvements you must get our written permission before you proceed.

Please call 0300 5000 600 for more information or click here to contact us with your request to make an improvement. Please be as specific as you can.

Click here to find out what is considered to be an improvement.

Compensation for Improvements

If you make an improvement to your home and then leave, you could have the right to some compensation for these improvements. This is not automatic and depends upon the circumstances. Please note the application for and payment of compensation can only be made upon the end of the tenancy and must be made within 14 days of the tenancy end date. This does not apply if the tenancy is terminated as a result of a court granting the Association possession or if you buy your home.



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