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Am I responsible for the maintenance of an alteration, that was made by the person who lived in my home before me?

After a tenancy ends and before a new tenant moves in, we will make a decision about whether to keep any alterations or to remove them and replace them with standard items.

If we decide not to remove a non-standard item, we take responsibility for the repair.

When the non- standard item is beyond reasonable repair, it will be removed and replaced with a standard fitting.

It is different for a Mutual Exchange?

For a Mutual Exchange, tenants agree to take on responsibility for the tenancy that they are exchanging to.  This includes any alterations which were made by the tenant that they exchanged with.

  1. Repairs and maintenance

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