Guide Improvements and adaptations

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2. Seeking permission to make alterations

If your tenancy agreement allows you to carry out alterations or improvements to your home, you must get our written consent first.

You need to do this because your tenancy agreement does not allow you to make some alterations. For example, you must not aertex the internal walls of the property or fix polystyrene tiles to ceilings.

Other alterations may need planning permission or building regulations approval. We're happy to advise you on the required approvals.

All improvements must be carried out to our satisfaction and will normally become our property when the tenancy is ended.

Alternatively we may ask you to remove structures at the end of your tenancy at your own expense.

You are responsible for repairs which are necessary because of faulty improvements, sub-standard workmanship or defective materials relating to an improvement or alteration you have made.