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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Private sector housing renewal strategy

The private housing improvement team deals with grants relating to adaptations for disabled occupants, removal of minor hazards in the home, home security and energy efficiency.

There are also grants for landlords to bring empty properties back into use or convert redundant commercial property to residential use. 

We offer a range of grants and loans and the services of the Tower Hamlets Home Improvement Agency, which was set up by the council to help elderly, disabled or low-income homeowners and private tenants to apply for grants and loans. This financial assistance is for improving or repairing domestic properties or to carry out adaptations to enable you to remain safe and independent in your own home.

Qualifying criteria varies between schemes so please check the details for each grant:

Read the Tower Hamlets private sector renewal policy (2016-18)

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