Beware of scammers

We are aware of an online scam going around on social media.

It claims to be able to make your housing application a priority and give you the right to buy after 3 years.

We only ever allocate homes according to our policy. Every application goes through a series of checks to make sure it is valid and correctly prioritised.

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Home Improvement Agency

The Tower Hamlets Home Improvement Agency (THHIA) was established in 1990 by the council to provide professional, technical and administrative services for priority owners and occupiers in connection with the arranging or carrying out of works for the improvement or repair of their homes or the carrying out of adaptations to meet the needs of a disabled person.

The HIA can assist you from helping to fill out the grant application form to supervising the works and paying the contractor when the works are completed satisfactorily. Grants can be applied  for by members of the private sector and tenants who are either; over 60 years of age, disabled, on a low income or have other special circumstances.

For further information you can also go to the national body for home improvements agencies.

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