If you are a landlord you will find information on grants to
make home improvements and accreditation; while home
owners will find information on placing their property into a
leasing scheme; plus information for letting agents.
Does your property need to be adapted for a disabled person? Has
your boiler fallen into disrepair? Would you like central heating
installed in place of a less efficient system? If the answer is
yes, the Council may be able to help.
This scheme aims to improve and maintain standards across the
Royal Borough’s private rented sector.
The Housing Association Leasing Scheme (HALS) offers homeowners
the opportunity to place their properties into a leasing scheme
with a housing association.
This guaranteed rent scheme offers homeowners the opportunity to
place their self-contained properties into a leasing scheme with
housing associations and private letting agents.
We currently work with a number of letting agents who manage
accommodation on our behalf both in and out of the borough.
This scheme is designed to help single, homeless people who are
not in full-time employment to find accommodation in the private
There have been some recent initiatives in the field of lettings
and property management. The information should also be useful
to tenants in the private rented sector.