Living in healthy homes
Here you will find information on environmental and health and safety matters for homeowners, landlords and tenants.
Information about the new Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms Regulations.
Information and advice on fuel poverty including how to save energy and what help is available to keep you warm.
Advice on Government housing standards, housing rating systems and how to tackle poor housing conditions.
There are various schemes and grants available to owners of empty properties to encourage them to return these to use.
Information about fire safety in private residential blocks, houses in multiple occupation and general fire safety guidance.
Advice on what to do if you think you may be suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning and how to spot the signs and symptoms.
If your property needs to be adapted for a disabled person; you have items in disrepair, or running inefficiently the Council may be able to help.
Criteria for a Housing in Multiple Occupation (HMO), licensing requirements and our safety advice.
Find out what can be done at a local level to help combat the effects of global climate change and work towards a sustainable future.