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Looking After Your Home

Looking after your home couldn’t be easier. You can raise pretty much any issue you may have via our Customer App, or your Halton Housing Customer Account 24 hours a day.

Report a Problem

We want all of our customers to feel safe in their homes. We will work with you, the police and other services to protect communities from anti-social behaviour and take action where we can. Where there is evidence of anti-social behaviour we will take all reasonable steps to resolve the problems identified as quickly as possible.

Report Anti-Social Behaviour

What To Do If You Have An Emergency?

Step 1. What to do if you have an emergency

Report the fault as soon as you can by calling us day or night on 0303 333 0101 from a mobile. If you smell gas, contact National Grid on 0800 111999 immediately. Turn off the gas, open your windows and ventilate the property. DO NOT turn on or off any light switches or power supply. 

Step 2. What to do if you have an emergency

If you have a burst or leak, turn off your water supply at the stop tap. If the emergency is due to an electrical fault, turn off power supplies at the main fuse box or meter. 

Step 3. What to do if you have an emergency

Only report an emergency repair if there is immediate danger to personal health and safety, or serious damage to the property.  We will charge you for the cost of the repair if we, or our contractors carry out work after normal hours on a non-emergency. We will charge you if the item in need of repair is your responsibility.

Non-emergency Repairs

We will offer you an appointment within 20 days for any repair that is not an emergency. You can report a repair via our online methods 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can report a non-urgent repair via:

  • The Customer App
  • Your online Halton Housing Customer Account
  • Live Chat
  • By calling 0303 333 0101

Reporting New Build Defects

If you have recently moved in to one of our new build homes, you can report defects up to 12 months after your moving in date.

How do I report a defect?

If you have recently moved in to one of our new build properties and have a defect in your home which you need to report, you can do so quickly and easily via our Customer App or your Halton Housing Customer Account

Report a Defect

Looking to make some home improvements?

We allow customers to make some alternations and additions to their homes provided permission is obtained first. If you’re thinking of making some changes to your home, tell us about them.

Related Help & Support Articles

Find helpful articles on finding your next home with Halton Housing, and how to apply for a home here.

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26th April 2018

Halton Housing’s Welfare Benefit and Money Advice Team have been shortlisted, for the second consecutive year running, at the Institute of Money Advice Awards in the Debt Team of the Year category. Halton Housing’s Welfare Benefit and Money Advice Team is made up of one senior officer, three officers and a team administrator. A great […]

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Halton Housing transform historical Runcorn C...

16th April 2018

On Thursday 12th April, the remaining properties on the Victoria House development, located on Holloway Road, higher Runcorn were completed and handed over to Halton Housing. The £2.9 million project was grant funded by the HCA (Homes and Communities Agency) and has seen the creation of 28 new homes on Holloway and has involved the […]

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Halton News

Halton Housing award community group with £2...

13th April 2018

On Tuesday 10th April Halton Housing awarded Open Door, a Runcorn based charity with £2000 to try and help alleviate food poverty in Halton. The grant has been awarded to Open Door to enable the organisation to buy an industrial oven and freezer to be able to store and cook large portions of food. Open […]

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Important Tenant Updates

Halton Housing become a Community Benefit Soc...

12th April 2018

Halton Housing Trust Ltd (HHT) has converted itself from a Company registered with Companies House and the Charity Commission into a Community Benefit Society registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Halton Housing has converted in to a charitable Community Benefit Society (CBS) because of the financial benefits of conversion and the nature of CBSs, […]

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Developments

Work has started on innovative new build prop...

9th April 2018

Works have started on site at Halton Housing’s latest new build development, Montgomery Road in Widnes. The development comprises of eight new properties. The homes, located on Montgomery Road will comprise of six two-bedroom houses and two three bedroom houses, and will all be available for affordable rent. Following the recent successful build of Grange House, […]

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Developments

67 new homes to be built on Picow Farm Road, ...

6th April 2018

Halton Housing have successfully acquired a plot of land on Picow Farm Road, Runcorn to allow them to create a £9.8 million housing development. The development will comprise of 67 brand new-homes, which will be a mixture of two, three and four-bedroom homes and bungalows. On this plot of land Halton Housing plan to create […]

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