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Housing Services

In line with Government guidance we will not be carrying out routine visits at this time. However, we can still offer advice by telephone or e-mail and are contactable through the online forms.

Good housing is vital to health and wellbeing.

Housing Standards - what we do:-

  • Investigate concerns about standards in the private rented sector, taking enforcement action as appropriate.
  • Advising landlords on meeting their obligations
  • Advising tenants on renting safely
  • Enforce standards in houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). This includes student accommodation and bedsits to ensure the property meets good standards, is properly managed and complies with fire safety standards.
  • Licensing of houses in multiple occupation
  • Operate a landlord accreditation scheme to improve the physical and management standards in the private rented sector
  • Offer Disabled Facilities Grants through Staffordshire Independent Living Services
  • Work to bring empty homes back into use, including grant aid
  • Inspect houses for immigration purposes.
  • Inspect caravan sites
  • Investigate public health and general housing enquiries online form.
  • Disrepair in social housing - complaints should be directed to your housing provider. We recommend you log a formal complaint to ensure that the matter is looked into. We can give further advice once you have received a written response online form

Housing Strategy - what we do:-

Energy Efficiency - helping you to keep warm.


Last updated 26 March 2020

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