Help with staying in your home
Home Improvement Agency - Small Repairs Service
The Small Repairs Service helps older and disabled people to live independently in their own homes by organising and carrying out alterations such as:
The service is for home owners and private tenants over the age of 60 or with a disability. Advice is free, although any work carried out will cost £18.00 an hour plus materials used. We will not do work that is the responsibility of a landlord.
The Council's HIA Small Repairs Service is a member of the Buy with Confidence scheme which means it has been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure that it operates in a legal, honest and fair way. The service works in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council, Fire and Rescue Service and Thames Valley Police.
Larger repairs / Home adaptations
The HIA can also assist with larger property repairs or home adaptations and provide advice on housing grants, loans and benefits. They will help you with the following:
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