A disturbance allowance is paid to council tenants who have major repairs or replacement work carried out in their homes.

You will qualify for a disturbance allowance if we have carried out the following work:

  • Full central heating installation or replacement
  • Full house rewiring
  • Full house window replacement
  • Full kitchen or bathroom replacement

The amount of disturbance allowance we will pay depends on the size of your property and type of work carried out.

The tables below show how much disturbance allowance we will pay you. These prices are for 2019/20.

Full central heating installation or replacement, or full house rewiring

Property size Amount
1 bedroom £103.00
2 bedrooms £135.00
3 bedrooms £167.00
4 bedrooms £225.00

Full kitchen or bathroom replacement, or full house window replacement

Property size Amount
1 - 4 bedrooms £103.00

We will review these prices each year.

For more information, please contact your local Advice and Support Hub.