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Private landlords

Private landlords, lettings agents and managing agents have certain rights and responsibilities. 

DASH Landlord Accreditation Scheme

Charnwood Borough Council is a member of the DASH landlord accreditation scheme.

  • DASH promotes good housing so tenants of DASH accredited landlords can expect a responsible landlord with better housing standards, quick repairs and maintenance and fair tenancy agreements.
  • Landlords benefit from a market advantage, resource materials and training, as well as inclusion on the DASH register of accredited landlords and reduced HMO licensing fees.

Register to the DASH accreditation scheme, find out more about DASH or have a look at Shelter's good practice guide for landlord accreditation for more information.

The Tenant Finder Service

If you own a property within the Borough of Charnwood and are considering letting the property, Tenant Finder will assist you through the whole of the letting process, from introducing you to a prospective tenant to signing the tenancy agreement.

Benefits of the service include:

  • Free tenant finder service with free landlord advice (provided by The Bridge Housing Services)
  • Free tenancy agreement & relevant notices
  • First months rent paid in advance
  • Ongoing landlord support for the duration of the tenancy

See below for the sample Bond Agreement for all terms and conditions of the service:

Houses in Multiple Occupation

If you are the landlord of a House in Multiple Occupation (or HMO), please visit our separate Licensable HMO page for further details as to the mandatory license that large HMOs are required to have.

Landlord e-newsletter

Our landlord e-newsletter contains lots of useful information specially designed for private landlords. Please fill in the form below to register.

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