Landlords area

Bunch of keysHousing options offers a free and impartial service to both landlords and tenants to prevent households becoming homeless and, if possible, saving landlords having to incur legal costs in order to apply for possession proceedings.

It is important for landlords to contact the Housing options teams as soon as an issue arises with the tenancy, in order to maximise on the time needed to work with landlord and tenant to prevent eviction.  You can contact us using the information in the right hand column of this page.

Here are some of the ways that Housing Options can support landlords:

  • How to fulfill legal obligations
  • Giving correct notice to quit
  • Up to date information on tenancy deposit protection schemes
  • Up to date information on Housing Benefit
  • Help with Housing Benefit issues
  • Understanding energy performance certificates
  • Implications of letting properties
  • Possible offer of deposit bond to tenants subject to conditions
  • Signposting tenants to landlords therefore saving on advertising costs

Landlords who have a property they are interested in letting may be interested in the following schemes.  Please be aware that these schemes may include chargeable services:

More information is available in the ‘quick links’ area of our web pages

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