You are required to seek permission before making any alterations to your home. You may also need other permission, such as planning permission or building regulations permission.
To apply for permission to make alterations, you must write to your Homeownership Advisor. Please include copies of any plans, drawings or diagrams that help to explain what you want to do. We will not refuse permission to carry out reasonable alterations unless we have a good reason.
Leaseholders must notify us of any subletting of their property. With shared ownership properties there are restrictions on subletting and this should only be done in certain circumstances. Please contact your Homeownership Advisor before you consider subletting your home.
If you are able to sublet, you should consider if you need legal advice and the following things: