My repair responsibilities

As a tenant, your repair responsibilities are:

  • Draught exclusion, provided the doors and windows fit reasonably
  • Fitting TV aerials/satellite dishes (subject to the council's permission)
  • Repairing minor cracks to plaster
  • Adapting doors to accommodate carpets
  • Fixing minor gaps between skirting boards and doors
  • Fitting extra catches and safety device to doors and windows and installing burglar alarms
  • Replacing locks if you lose your keys
  • Plumbing in washing machines and dishwashers
  • Repairs and replacement of all floor coverings, for example carpets, vinyl, hardwood or laminated floorboards (subject to our permission).
  • Supplying and fitting things like:
    • shower heads,
    • toilet seats,
    • bathroom cabinets,
    • towel rails,
    • toilet roll holders,
    • mirrors,
    • plugs and chains on sinks,
    • baths and basins,
    • curtain rails,
    • washing lines,
    • tidy-driers,
    • rotary driers,
    • plugs,
    • light fittings,
    • shelving
    • coat and hat hooks
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