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Croydon Home Improvement Agency (CHIA)

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The agency gives advice and help on:

  • who is eligible to apply for loans or grants to make improvements
  • completing application forms
  • finding trustworthy builders
  • overseeing the work carried out

A fee is based on a percentage of eligible works carried out, in most cases this forms part of the loan or grant. 

Address:
Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1EA
Telephone:
020 8407 1337
Website:
Sector:
Public

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Local authorities have general powers to improve living conditions in their area in the ways they consider the most appropriate. The factsheet Funding repairs, improvements and adaptations explains what assistance may be available to homeowners and tenants to help them meet the costs of repairs‚ improvements and adaptations. It includes information on: •Help from the local authority (council) •Disabled Facilities Grant •Help from social services •Home Improvement Agencies •Home Improvement Trust •Charities •Useful organisations Local authorities have general powers to improve living conditions in their area in the ways they consider the most appropriate. Your local authority has to have a published policy on how the powers are to be used.