We provide advice, assistance and enforcement on matters such as safety, disrepair, overcrowding, and energy efficiency in owned or rented homes, including Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) and mobile homes.
Between now and Friday 11 November 2016 we are consulting on a proposal to bring housing services, currently managed by the Housing Trust, back into the council. Have your say online.
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.
Home improvements grants and loans
Financial help is available to assist with repairs, renovations or adaptations.