Private housing repair and complaints
Private Renting If you rent privately, or are planning to rent privately, then it is important to know your rights and responsibilities, as well as knowing the responsibilities of your landlord and any letting agent or property manager. Damp and mould As well as damaging the fabric of the property, damp and mould growth within a dwelling can have physiological, and social and mental heath effects on the occupants. Housing Health and Safety Rating System The HHSRS allows the Council to deal with conditions within properties and ensure that persons who are living or visiting are not put at risk from harm. Contact the Private Sector Housing Team If you have a complaint about the condition of your property you can contact the Private Sector Housing Team.