Published: 31st Oct 2018

A scheme to improve the standard of social housing, reduce repair costs and provide a better service for residents is being launched by Enfield Council. Dedicated ‘MOT’ teams will visit social housing properties in the borough each year to check their condition and put right any faults that are found. The initiative would also help identify vulnerable residents who need extra assistance from social services and enable the council to more accurately assess the condition of its stock as the repairs schedule rolls onwards. Enfield Council’s leader Cllr Nesil Caliskan said: ‘Improving the quality of Enfield Council’s accommodation was a key priority for me when I became leader and this new service will play a vital role in achieving that goal. ‘These checks and works will proactively tackle issues before they require responsive repairs and will improve the condition of the entire property. The MOT team will also identify larger … (To read the full article, subscribe below)