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Private rented housing

Private sector housing enquiries form

What we do:

  • Provide advice and information to homeowners, landlords and private sector tenants across the county
  • Provide assistance to vulnerable homeowners to help them repair and improve their home
  • Help disabled people to remain living in their own home
  • Encourage owners of empty houses to bring their property back into use
  • Encourage landlords to improve the physical and management standards of privately rented houses
  • Promote the private rented sector as a tenure of choice

Advice for tenants

Damp and mould

Disrepair - private tenants

Security and safety in your home

Is your home overcrowded?

Icon for pdf How to rent a safe home [1.4MB] PDF (1.4mb)

Advice for landlords

Empty homes

Houses in multiple occupation

Disrepair - private tenants

Housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS)

General information

Housing Act 2004

Why do we inspect homes?

Landlord and tenant disputes and complaints

Private rent assistance

Icon for pdf Private housing renewal interim strategy policy [325.27KB] PDF (325kb)

Icon for pdf Private sector enforcement policy [72.05KB] PDF (72kb)