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Maintenance & Repairs

Before making a maintenance request please refer to your Tenancy Agreement and Tenants Handbook (4,898kB) to verify what type of repairs are considered the responsibility of the tenant and what type of repairs are considered the responsibility of the landlord.

Tenants are responsible for certain general internal, external, electrical, plumbing repairs and cleaning of chimneys. Tenants are also responsible for repairs to handles,locks and hinges on doors and windows and to electrical appliances.

You will find examples of these in your on pages 8 and 9.

Request repairs to my home

You may make a request in person at the Council's offices in Athlone, Mullingar or at your local area office. For repair requests outside of Athlone Town and Area You may telephone the Housing Section in Mullingar on 04493 32119 or for repairs within Athlone town and area telephone 09064 42100.