Home Improvement Agency ServiceHome Improvement Service in Dundee
What does it do?
Who it is for?
Who can apply?
DC&R assist people of all ages and across all housing tenures with advice, however, financial assistance can only be given to those meeting certain criteria. To qualify for financial assistance a person must be:
- In receipt of State Retirement Pension, a home owner or tenant in privately rented accommodation and be on a low or limited income. Income levels will be assessed however those in receipt of the guarantee element of Pension Credit or in receipt of Direct Council Tax benefit will automatically qualify.
- A home owner or tenant in privately rented accommodation of any age, having a disability or chronic ill health ( in receipt of Disability Living Allowance or Incapacity Benefit) and be on a low or limited income. Income levels will be assessed however those in receipt of Income Support or in receipt of Direct Council Tax benefit will automatically qualify.
NB Assistance may be given to Council or Housing Association tenants, but only if the applicant meets the qualifying criteria for financial assistance and the work is deemed necessary and is not the responsibility of the Council or Housing Association to carry out. (e.g. repairing a shower installed by the tenant)
How to access or apply for it:
Enquiries to Dundee Care & Repair
Enquiries can be made by telephone, by letter, or in person at the front desk of our office, and will result in advice being given or a Small Repairs Award or a Care & Repair Grant.
The outcome of the enquiry is dependant upon the nature of the proposed work, whether or not the person qualifies for financial assistance and the cost of the proposed work.
Contact DetailsDundee Care and Repair Team
Tel: 01382 436895
3 City Square
Dundee DD1 3BA