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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.   

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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We’re looking for a new Board Member to help oversee the delivery of our ambitious plans. To complement our existing high performing team to support delivery of our future plans, in line with our commitment to refresh our Board on a regular basis, an opportunity has arisen for a new Board member to join us. […]

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30th March 2020

We know that many of our customers are already actively following the government’s guidelines around social distancing during the Coronavirus outbreak.  However, as a responsible landlord, we must reinforce the message and urge all our customers to stay at home and away from others, as per the government’s rules on social distancing. We have received a significant number of calls from customers informing us that they are seeing people breaking social distancing rules. Whilst we as an organisation have […]

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Reach magazine is back!

16th March 2020

We’re delighted to bring you the first edition of our new-look Reach magazine. Reach is a great way for you to find out more about what we have been up to in your community so you can see how we are fulfilling our vision of “improving people’s lives”. The magazine will be distributed to all […]

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Update: 31 March 2020 Services Update: We’ve summarised the status of our services in a handy graphic which we will update regularly. Frequently Asked Questions: Don’t forget, our Coronavirus FAQs are being updated daily, so be sure to have a look for the very latest information and advice. Coronavirus related scams We are aware of several Coronavirus […]

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18th February 2020

Four colleagues from our Customer Team are celebrating after completing their Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) level 4 qualification.   The CIH is the professional body for the housing sector. A registered charity with a Royal Charter, the Institute provides opportunities for learning and improving, and champions housing in order to influence and improve housing policy and practice.   Senior […]

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Funding boost for ‘Keep Widnes Tidy’

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We have provided a funding boost for ‘Keep Widnes Tidy’, a voluntary litter picking group in Widnes. The new funding from our Helping Hands initiative will enable the group to purchase new equipment, allowing more people to get involved in its activities.  The Helping Hands initiative makes available funding, skills, materials and resources to community projects and groups which benefit the Borough.  Keep Widnes Tidy […]

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