About us

Foundations is the National Body for Home Improvement Agencies in England. This means that we’re contracted by the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government to oversee a national network of nearly 200 home improvement agencies (HIAs) and handyperson providers across the country.

It’s a role we’ve held since 2000, and since 2015 we’ve also been supporting local authorities to improve how they deliver Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) - whether they use a HIA or not.

In practice, this means that we:


You can find more details in our Workplan

Most of the things we do are provided completely free of charge, so get in touch to see how we can help! We try to be different and make a difference.


*Please contact us to discuss pricing



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