We provide advice, assistance and enforcement on matters such as safety, disrepair, overcrowding, and energy efficiency in private sector owner occupied or rented dwellings, including Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs), and mobile homes.
Advice for privately owned and rented housing and HMOs, also information regarding the purchase of the freehold of your home.
HMOs, Private and rented Houses
Purchasing the freehold of your house
Owning a leasehold property means you own the building but not the land it is built on. The freeholder owns the land and you pay ground rent.
Financial Help for Housing Improvements
There are a range of grants that may be available to assist people with major repairs and renovations or to ensure that a home can continue to be accessible if someone is elderly, ill or disabled.