Our tenants can report repairs by calling 01202 301244, we employ a full-time team of experienced and qualified staff who are available for a number of maintenance services.

There are a number of maintenance problems which are chargeable to the tenant, you will need to speak with the maintenance department to find out how much your repair will cost. If you want to report a maintenance issue please see further details here

What maintenance is a tenant responsible for?

  • Replacing light bulbs
  • Replacing fuses
  • Clearing blocked sinks and wastes
  • Condensation issues
  • Cleaning
  • General day to day maintenance
  • Replacing smoke alarm batteries
  • Rubbish disposal
  • Cleaning of extractors and filters
  • Garden maintenance (unless stated differently in your tenancy agreement)

If you have an emergency repair, please call us straight away instead of emailing or reporting online.

What do our tenants have to say about us.

  • We have rented with DWP for 6 months and have found the staff and personnel very courteous and helpful and efficient. Any minor problems were quickly sorted out by the maintenance team. In particular Michele, who has dealt with us continuously with a cheerful manner.

    Christopher Rose | Poole

  • A brilliant experience I was dealt with profesionally, politely and efficiently my housing offer, Rachelle Gray was excellent in every aspect. Well done Rachelle.

    Heather Brooks | Bournemouth

  • Danny was brilliant. So friendly and worked well. He is a credit to your team. Thank you.

    Sally | Bournemouth

  • After hearing so many bad reports about DWP I was very hesitant with going with yourselves. Everything I had heard was unfounded. Bex and Jo really looked after me well and are a real asset to DWP. All I wanted was to be treated how I like to be treated and I was. I am very happy!!

    Deborah | Boscombe

  • We had a most very good experience and we have met some wonderful DWP staff and most loving company.

    John Williams | Boscombe

  • This is my third move the first two were with private landlords this is the first time I’ve been treated as a person and not just someone renting. I cannot stress enough how excellent a team you have and I would highly recommend you.

    Gary Stratton | Calendula Place

  • When we had nowhere to go and no chance of succeeding anywhere, DWP took us in. Ever since day one they have been fantastic. The guys on the desks at the front are amazing and have always been so approachable. Not once had a problem in our dealings with them. We appreciate all the help and if you are after a property they look after you. Thank you to the team!

    Sophie Cross | Boscombe

  • I just want to say that I am very happy in my new home and a special thank you to Emily who helped me with the paperwork and the move.

    Mr House | Winton

  • Just to Holla a message of my thanks for the recent refurb of the shared bathroom at my place in Borthwick Rd, Boscombe….Speaking as a high-end painter n decorator myself, its good to see all concerned delivering a very professional finish. My thanks to the lads who done it and to DWP for investing into the well being and comfort of your tenants. This for me is where the ‘social housing’ end of the market meets the posher end and bridges important gaps.

    Mat | Boscombe

  • During the two years I have been a tenant of DWP I found the office staff always very helpful, particulary Michelle and Becks. They are an asset and compassionate and professional these two ladies are a credit to the company.

    MJ Walsh | Boscombe