The service charge payable varies across tenancies, dependent upon the service delivered in the locality of your home. Services typically include:
- Grass cutting
- Shrub and hedge maintenance
- Weed control
For further information, or a quick and friendly response to any queries you may have about grounds maintenance charges, please contact your Neighbourhood Housing Officer.
The Caretaking Service charge covers the services provided by caretakers across the Borough. Their responsibility is to look after and maintain communal areas of the buildings, working to ensure they are clean, safe and monitored to a high standard.
For more information, please see the caretaking page
This charge covers the communal cleaning and window cleaning at all sheltered schemes, as well as 50 other developments throughout Stockport.
If you have any queries about building and window cleaning, please contact your Neighbourhood Housing Officer.
For further information, or a quick and friendly response to any queries you may have about building and window cleaning, please contact your Neighbourhood Housing Officer.
The Sheltered Scheme allows you to live independently within your own home, offering support 24 hours a day through a designated Scheme Manager. Back up is also provided by the Carecall Service.
As part of the service, you will have an individual support plan and someone to turn to if you need a helping hand.
For further information about Sheltered Scheme Support, please see the sheltered scheme page
Carecall is a telemonitoring and response service, tailoring individual support packages to people that wish to maintain independent living. This charge covers a monitoring and mobile warden response service 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
Please visit the Carecall website for more information about the service.
Prior to introducing any new service charges, Stockport Homes will consult you, with a minimum of four weeks' notice before the charges start.
You can pay your service charges online through the Stockport Council website, where you will find options for the Carecall / Sheltered Scheme Manager charges amongst others.
If you are struggling to pay your service charges, visit the money advice pages for help and advice.