Tenants

Reporting Repairs

Latch tenants can report a repair by phoning the office or calling in on weekdays between 9:30am and 5pm (4pm on Fridays).

Staff will take a brief description of the repair.

You will be told if the repair is classed as a ‘Priority 1’ or ‘Priority 2’ repair.
The repair will be passed on to a member of the Property Management team who will then contact you as soon as possible to make arrangements to visit.

Priority 1 Emergency Repairs.

There is a danger to people or property including:

  • Burst pipes or blocked drains causing flood to property or surroundings
  • Gas problems, including no heating or hot water
  • Electrical problems
  • Home security problems, such as broken windows or external door, faulty door or window locks

We will aim to have the repair inspected and made safe within 24 hours.

Priority 2 Repairs

There is no danger to people or property including:

  • Decorating requests
  • Broken furnishings e.g. chairs, beds, wardrobes, drawers, curtains and rails
  • Damage to kitchen units and floorings including replacement requests
  • Damage to walls e.g. holes and cracks, skirting boards and architraves
  • Grounds work e.g. gardens, fencing and gates

A member of the Property Management team will contact you within 2 working days to discuss when the work will be done.

Emergency Out of Hours Repairs

All out of hours emergencies (weekdays between 5 pm and 9 am and weekends) should be reported to The Building Maintenance Company on 0845 901 0150 or email the BMC help desk helpdesk@bmc-ltd.co.uk.

The out of hours number for Latch tenants in Connect properties is 08450 531 324 for all Emergency Repairs including gas, heating and hot water.

 

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