Published: 2nd Sep 2020

Moray Council has announced non-emergency repairs in its council homes have resumed. The local authority said tenants will soon be contacted by Moray Council to arrange appointments for outstanding repairs. Since lockdown in March, only emergency repairs have been carried out, to reduce the risk of transmission of Coronavirus. With an increased number of qualified tradespeople now available and safe working practices established – including social distancing and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), the backlog of non-emergency repairs can be tackled. Where possible, tenants are asked to stay in a different room while our tradespeople carry out assessments and repairs. When booking an appointment, tenants will be asked to confirm there is no-one in the household is shielding, self-isolating, with Coronavirus, or displaying symptoms of Coronavirus. Moray Council’s head of housing and property, Richard Anderson, praised tenants for their understanding, as many will have waited months for non-essential … (To read the full article, subscribe below)