Private Sector Housing Team

Private Sector Housing Team



The Housing Team in the Programme Management and Climate Change department has many responsibilities relating to private sector housing.


These include:

  • Housing Strategy development including Neighbourhood Renewal.
  • Definition of Houses in Multiple Occupation.
  • Enforcement action to secure housing repairs in the private sector.
  • House closure; demolition and clearance.
  • Housing Grants.
  • Provision of Gypsy and Traveller sites and dealing with unauthorised encampments.
  • Major changes took place in 2006 which affected private renting and empty dwellings arising from the Housing Act 2004 these are set out in the Landlord and Tenant Information page. This also contains general information about your rights and obligations.


For further information on Private Sector Housing please contact the Private Sector Housing Team.


Telephone: 01229 876543,


Fax: 01229 876411,