Housing Advice for landlords
Information on the legal requirements for landlords, and the action the council can take to enforce the regulations.
All letting agents and property managers in England must join a recognised redress scheme.
Guidance on the requirements for serving s21 notices and when they cannot be used.
The majority of private rented tenants are assured shorthold tenants. They can only be evicted in certain circumstances and landlords must follow certain rules and procedures.
As a landlord you must put the deposit in a government-backed tenancy deposit scheme (TDP) if you let your property on an assured shorthold tenancy that started after 6 April 2007.
How the Council assesses housing conditions and the enforcement action we can take.
Vacant dwellings can often have a seriously detrimental effect upon the condition and value of adjoining properties and on the local community.
Craven District Council is committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of all residents who live in 'Houses in Multiple Occupation'.
Accommodation certificates are required by the Immigration and Nationality Directorate of the Home Office and by the British High Commission in the relevant country.
Guidance and advice to landlords of domestic rented properties about the minimum standards required under the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018
Letting and property management agents in the private rented sector who hold client money, must belong to a government-approved CMP scheme by 1 April 2019.
The Tenant Fees Act bans most letting fees and caps tenancy deposits paid by tenants in the private rented sector in England.