Help2let offers a number of grants to landlords. These are more substantial if you have a property to lease in Harrow.

Note: In return for receiving one of the grants below, you will be letting your property through Help2let for a minimum term determined by the amount of grant that you recieve.

Help2Let grants:-
 
Empty property grant – available for properties in Harrow only
Up to £15,000
3 years
Repair to Lease grant
Up to £5,000
2 years
Buy2Lease grant
Up to £8,000
5 years

All grants are subject to available funding and we cannot guarantee any grant until you receive a formal approval notice. 

 
• Repairing or renewing a defective or damaged roof
 
• Repairing or renewing rotten windows or doors
 
• Damp Proofing
 
• Repairing or renewing a broken hot water/boiler system
 
• Rewiring
 
• Renewing a defective kitchen or bathroom
 
Works to remedy Category 1 hazards such as trip hazards or excess cold 
 

• There are approximately 700 homes lying empty in harrow. This represents a major loss in housing resources. Estimates suggest it costs over £5,000 a year on average to keep a home empty, not including the cost of vandalism.

• There are various benefits of bringing an empty home back into use, these include:

• Improve the environment
• Receive rental income
• Reduce your costs
• Avoid enforcement action
• Individuals' benefit by having greater housing choice  
 
 
 
 
• There are various schemes available to owners of empty properties to bring them back into residential use.
  
• We are offering owners grant assistance towards the cost of refurbishing or converting empty properties as an incentive to bring these properties back into residential use.

• In return the Council gets nomination rights for a fixed period to use the accommodation to house people in need.


 
  • Available for properties that are in disrepair. 
     
  • The condition attached is a minimum of 2 years nomination rights for tenants
    referred from Harrow Council's Housing Department.
     
  • All grants are subject to available funding.
     
 
  • Available for properties that are empty and in a state of disrepair.
     
  • The condition attached is a minimum of 3 years nomination rights for tenants
    referred from Harrow Council's Housing Department. 
     
  • This grant option is ideal for empty properties that require extensive work. 
 

 
For advice and assistance on how to apply for these grants contact:
   
 020 8424 1096   
 
 empty.homes@harrow.gov.uk