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Home Maintenance

Over 70% of the homes in the district are owner occupied and we are particularly concerned with householders that are disabled, elderly or vulnerable.  

The following help is available:

Financial Assistance »

We provide a limited range of financial assistance to help fund repairs and improvements to private dwellings to bring them up to the 'Decent Homes Standard', to increase energy efficiency or to adapt your home for a disabled person

Energy advice »

Advice on lowering your consumption and saving money

Home Improvement Agency (HIA) »

The HIA provides advice and assistance to help you carry out works to your home and to live independently. This includes the handyperson service to carry out minor repairs at low cost for disabled, vulnerable and elderly residents

Basic property maintenance guidance


Tel: 01304 872 397

Email: privatesectorhousing@dover.gov.uk