Planned improvements

We're investing a total of £7.1 million from April 2017-March 2018, which will improve more than 1,200 homes.

Our useful guide below includes a handy look-up list of addresses which are due to be upgraded with new kitchens, bathrooms, double glazing, heating, energy efficiency measures and external works including new doors. Click on the image to find out more. You can also download a copy of this guide.

Planned investments 2017-18

Planned maintenance covers:

  • Kitchen and bathroom replacements
  • Double glazing and heating improvement
  • Roof and door replacements
  • Common area improvements, such as lift replacements

Contact the Planned Maintenance team on 0131 657 0600 for more information.

Can I make changes to my home?

You must get written permission from us before you make improvements and alterations to your home. If we agree to your request, you will be responsible for any future repairs to your improvements and alterations. We won't say no unless we have a good reason.

Further guidance can be sent to you on request, and you may be entitled to compensation at the end of your tenancy for improvements you made. You must ask before you start alterations or improvements.


  • Cable TV or satellite dishes
  • Garden fence/shed/gates
  • Central heating systems
  • Laminate or wood flooring (if you have neighbours below you we will not give you permission)
  • Showers
  • Cat flaps
  • Tumble dryer vents
  • Your gas or electric meter; and gas, electrical or plumbing installations

Some tenants are entitled to compensation at the end of their tenancy for improving their home. This depends on the type of improvement and other criteria. Any major alterations will need to meet statutory consents, such as a building warrant.

For more information or to discuss your ideas contact our Repairs team on 0131 657 0600.

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