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Home security grant

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Home security grant

If you are a private resident in Camden, you may be eligible for a grant to help you improve the security of your home.

What works are eligible? 

  • window and door locks
  • approved door viewers
  • approved door chains and limiters
  • letterbox shrouds
  • London and Birmingham bars
  • intercom entry systems
  • video entry systems

How much can I get?

The maximum grant for works is £1,500.

Who can apply?

You are eligible to apply if you are either:

  • a private tenant and have occupied the property under the same tenancy agreement for the previous 10 years
  • a private tenant and has written permission from the landlord to carry out the work, and you have been claiming an approved benefit continuously for the previous 6 months
  • a leasehold or freehold owner-occupier who has owned and occupied the property for the previous 10 years; and have been in receipt of an approved benefit continuously for the previous 6 months
  • have children aged 18 years or younger in full-time education living with you and have a total household income of less than £30,000

Grant conditions

A grant will not be paid where financial assistance is available from another organisation or scheme, or where the works can be funded through a claim on the household insurance policy.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying for a grant, please contact us at hrgrant@camden.gov.uk