Housing

Housing

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.

Our services:

Advice for private tenants on things such as repairs

Empty homes – we offer support to bring empty homes back into use

Enforcement of housing regulations

Houses in multiple occupation licensing

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

Mobile home sites licensing

Saving energy and water – advice on how you can make your property ‘greener’.