Private landlords and tenants

Advice and guidance for both landlords and tenants as to their rights and responsibilities. Information is also provided on the Council's landlord accreditation scheme.

Houses in multiple occupation

In most cases a house in multiple occupation (commonly called an HMO) is a house or a flat in which three or more households live as their only or main residence and where some of these households share basic facilities, such as a kitchen, toilet or bathroom.

Private landlords

Landlords' rights; what is expected from landlords.

Private tenants

Details about the rights and responsibilities of private tenants

Repair and maintenance of houses

This link contains information about major issues in relation to the repair and maintenance of houses.