Private sector housing

front doorThe Private Sector Housing Team covers all housing which is not owned by the council. This includes leasehold properties, privately rented accommodation, housing association properties and owner occupied homes. Typical issues dealt with in this team are disrepair, tenancy law, eviction and harassment. We can also help with the following:

Homeowners:

  • Encouragement for owners of empty homes to bring properties back into use
  • We provide assistance to vulnerable homeowners to help them repair/ improve their homes
  • Private Sector Leasing Scheme - we rent out your home. You will receive the LHA rate for the bedroom size of your property with no management fee reductions and guaranteed rent irrespective of void periods.

Landlords:

Tenants:

Other help