It’s important to keep your property in the best possible state of repair and it is the tenant’s responsibility to promptly report any repairs or maintenance.

The best way to report a maintenance issue is to call us on 01202 301244, and select 3. Alternatively, if you decide to email us you will need to give your full address, telephone number and the nature of the problem maintenance@dwphousing.co.uk Please note that emails are only picked up during office hours we do aim to respond within 48 hours. 

If repairs are necessary in communal areas of the property please also report these.

For emergency repairs outside of offices hours please call 01202 301244. It is important to understand that only repairs seen as critical will be dealt with after hours. Problems such as a leaking tap, extractor fan problems, damage to kitchen units are not deemed as critical.

Examples of Emergencies:

  • Gas Leaks – please immediately call Transco on 0800 111 999
  • No power supply – First check that all fuses/circuit breakers are live and that power is on to neighbouring properties.
  • Roof Leaks – if the leak is causing major damage or is penetrating an electrical fitting.
  • Broken Windows / Doors – If the property is no longer secure.
  • Break In – If damage has been caused as a result of a burglary notify the police and obtain a crime reference number before calling us.

We are not always able to offer specific appointment times but we do our best. In circumstances where a specific time has been scheduled and we cannot gain access to the property you will be charged a £25 call out fee.

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What do our tenants have to say about us.

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


    Andrew Look | Bournemouth

  • Absolutely brilliant! Took such a weight off my mind!


    Elliot Cooper | Bournemouth

  • Emily was very helpful from first contact to sign up. She had all the relevant information and was very friendly and professional.


    Mr Shipley | Bournemouth

  • 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

  • Very good, very quick and easy. Very happy with Rachelle’s assistance.


    Lee Wedgner | 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

  • Excellent and very efficient.


    J.Hudson | Boscombe

  • 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

  • Rachelle was very efficient polite and welcoming and always kept me in the picture with regards to my moving in date, thank you!


    Mr Norgrove | Westbourne

  • 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