This is a discretionary assistance available for small scale repairs (or adaptations) which are going to cost less than £5,000.

Typically this assistance pays for electrical rewiring, repairs to roof, windows or doors, or work to remedy substantial plumbing or drainage problems or small scale adaptation works to enable elderly or disabled persons to stay living at home.

Who can apply and what are the criteria?

Applicants must be home owners, over 18 and be in receipt of an income related benefit or tax credit to be eligible to apply. However, if you are over state retirement age and are disabled or infirm, you may not need to be in receipt of any benefits to qualify for this assistance. Applicants must also have lived in the property for at least three years.

How to apply

Please contact Gracelands Complete Maintenance Services Ltd on 020 8502 2250.