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Apply to make an improvement

Terms and conditions

By applying to make a home improvement, you agree that

  • you will reimburse Northwards Housing if it becomes necessary for them to rectify any faults caused during or after the work has been carried out
  • all work is to be completed to a satisfactory standard by a competent contractor
  • you will obtain planning permission if required prior to starting any work (if you are unsure whether you require permission, then please contact Manchester City Council's planning department directly) 
  • all works will comply with relevant current legislation
  • if the alteration / improvement involves work to gas appliances or the gas supply then all work must be undertaken by a Gas Safe Registered engineer
  • if the alteration / improvement involves work to the electrical installation of the property, it must comply with B.S. 7671
  • you accept responsibility for all future maintenance of the alteration / improvement
  • any damage to your home in connection with the work is made good at your own expense
  • if you remove any fittings used to carry out the alteration / improvement when you leave your home, you must make good any damage, and reinstate any original fittings

Apply online below. To apply by post, please download the home improvements application form (PDF 73KB) and post it to Northwards Housing, Hexagon Tower, Crumpsall Vale, Blackley, Manchester,  M9 8GQ.

Apply to make a home improvement

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