Houses and Flats

Houses and flats

Home owners are responsible for the repair and maintenance of their houses. Find out more about this here.

Find out what needs to be maintained within the property.

Find out how to assess when work needs to be carried out on the property.

What are technical guides and when do you need them.

Paying for works is an owner’s responsibility.  The principle source of funding for major works is private loans. Most people invest in their home in this way.

Information is available for adapting the home to suit a person with a disability or an elderly person.

See our planning guidance pages or apply for planning permission or a building warrant.