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Making changes to your home

We understand that many of our customers want to make their house or flat a home and sometimes have specific preferences on fixtures and design.

As a secure tenant of a council property, you have the right to carry out certain alterations or home improvements, at your own expense.

You must ask BCH for permission and get written agreement from us before starting any work.

The below provides an overview of what is and isn't allowed;

Below provides further detailed permission information in relation to specific works;

Other important information to note;

A copy of 'Home improvements and permissions: A Guide for Tenants', which includes all of the above information, along with an alterations and improvements application form, is available on request. Email assets@bch.co.uk or call us on 07483 172446.

You can submit an alterations and improvements application using the form below.