Part of our role is to monitor and improve housing conditions in the private sector. We provide advice and support to all residents and landlords to help make homes safer, and we can inspect a property if we have reason to think that there is a health or safety hazard.
Advice for private tenants on things such as repairs
Empty homes – we offer support to bring empty homes back into use
Homecheck – a free home safety and security check for elderly or disabled people, and low income families with small children
Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) inspections
Saving energy and water – advice on how you can make your property ‘greener’.