Housing and council tax news
Ealing Council, as part of a West London consortium with Brent and Hounslow Councils, is offering local households grants to help keep their homes warm.
This year to mark Empty Homes Week, 30 November - 6 December, Ealing Council is highlighting the assistance it offers to property owners who want to bring their empty homes back into use.
Residents who are concerned about keeping their homes warm this winter are being encouraged to act now and call Ealing Council’s Cold Weather Support in Ealing (COSIE) helpline.
Local residents will soon have another chance to see if they can save money on their gas and electricity bills when the next auction in the Big London Energy Switch scheme takes place in October 2015.
Outbuildings being used as unauthorised dwellings at the rear of three properties in East Acton have been demolished by Ealing Council as a direct result of a planning enforcement notice.
Residents have until 27 September to have their say on proposed changes to Ealing’s council tax support scheme.
A landlord has been handed substantial fines totalling nearly £70,000 for failing to licence four properties; protect tenants; comply with improvement notices; and comply with prohibition orders.
Plans to build over one hundred new affordable homes in Ealing have moved a step forward following a decision by Ealing Council’s cabinet.
A woman who tried to illegally grab herself a second council home has lost both homes and been fined £800.
Ealing Council is encouraging homeowners with older properties to take advantage of solid wall insulation grants of up to £6,000.
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