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Housing

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A healthy borough and decent homes are key council priorities.

Council and Social Housing Advice

Information about Housing Advice includes homelessness, Housing Associations, affordable housingemergency accommodation and advice on How to Apply for a Council Home which includes an application form with notes on how to complete the form, Frequently Asked Questions, accommodation guides and information about Housing Association homes in Charnwood.

Council Tenants

Existing council tenants can find more information about our services on our Council Housing pages. 

Housing Strategy and Policy

The Housing Strategy & Policy team develops housing policy for the Charnwood area and works with Housing Associations to increase the supply of affordable housing in the Borough.

Private Housing

Private Housing Section is responsible for the services listed below:

  • PRIVATE HOUSING : Advice for Tenants on issues such as the conditions of the property and landlord responsibilities; Overcrowding issues; Accommodation letters in relation to Immigration Applications; Monitor Empty Properties within the Borough; Enforce site licence conditions relating to Caravan Sites; Advise on and investigate problems with private Drains and Sewers; Advice and guidance on domestic Energy Efficiency including home insulation, heating systems and alternative energy.
  • LANDLORD SERVICES : Housing grants; Landlords assistance relating all HMO enquiries, licensing information, details on the Tenant Finder and Fresh Start schemes and the Landlord eForum;

Older Persons Housing

For information on housing options, services and other issues relating to older persons housing please click on Older Persons Housing.

Last updated: Fri 31st October, 2014 @ 10:09

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