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 are tenants with DWP Housing and are very happy with the service provided and have recently had some work done by the maintenance team we were extremely happy with Roy Duff who couldn’t do enough for us.

    Allana Sykes | Parkstone

  • My wife and I have been tenants for nearly nine years and are very happy in our apartment. During that time any issues have been dealt with speedily, efficiently and to our entire satisfaction. We can thoroughly recommend DWP to any perspective tenants.

    A Kellett | Wallisdown

  • Thank you for all the help with my housing benefit, Rachelle I appreciate everyone that hs been there to help me.

    Shannon | Boscombe

  • We are very pleased with our new kitchen, Ben did an amazing job could you please pass this on to Shane Wells, it ís the best job we’ve ever had done thanks a lot.

    Adrienne and Scott | Turlin Moor

  • 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

  • Very helpful and friendly. Lovely flat and if I experienced any problems these were sorted as soon as possible.

    Jade | Ferndown

  • I am very happy with the layout of the flat, very happy with the service received Colt was brilliant and helped loads.

    L Rowell | Bournemouth

  • Very helpful in helping me regards to finding a property, appreicate all the help and support whilst dealing with DWP. Michelle has been great.

    Jade Donnelly

  • Many thanks to Morgan & the maintainance team at DWP Housing, we lost all electrics which are essential for our business at 4pm on Wednesday, all up & running again by 11am the next day, Many thanks

    Ian | Bournemouth

  • Fantasic! Looked after me very well, flat is perfect and very nicely re-furbished. Thank you Colt for all your help.

    Andrew Look | Bournemouth