Check if your home meets national standards

To meet the national standard of Decent Homes, all council and housing association properties must:

  • Be free from damp
  • Have a kitchen less than 20 years old
  • Have a bathroom less than 30 years old
  • Have an efficient heating system
  • Be in a reasonable state of repair
  • Have double glazed windows
  • Have secure external doors

If your home does not meet this standard, please contact your landlord to discuss any issues.

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