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You might also need to get approval for building regulations, planning, listed building or conservation area purposes. Generally, a local authority does not have to pay a grant or loan within any particular time limit. However, if your local authority’s own rules set a time limit, it must pay you within this time limit. If you rent your home and apply to your local authority for help with home improvements, you’ll need to get your landlord’s permission before the local authority will agree to help you. If you’re disabled and the changes are to do with your disability, your landlord shouldn’t refuse permission unless they have a good reason. In some cases, your landlord might be responsible for making the changes.
- An allowance will be made for the age and condition of the improvement.
- While there is a fairly large ‘grey market’ of