The Private Sector Housing team deals with the following
- Housing standards and disrepair
- Tenant advice
- Landlord advice
- Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)
- Empty properties
- Travellers and Gypsies
- Caravan and camping sites
- Landlord Forum
- Energy conservation and efficiency
- Property Inspections for immigration application purposes
The Home Environment Assessment and Response Team (HEART) can assist you with
- Disabled facility grants
- Assessments for aids and adaptations
Private Sector Housing News
Homes for Syrian Refugees - Warwick District Council are seeking privately rented homes for a further five Syrian refugee families. If you are a landlord with a two or three bed property, and would consider assisting a family, please get in contact.
Empty Homes Survey 2019 - We will be sending out our annual survey to empty homes owners to find out what the barriers are in bringing these homes back to life and see if we can offer any further input or advice.
Two Year HMO Licences - Warwick District Council is introducing flexibility in the HMO licensing cycles to enable HMO licenses to be granted for a shorter period at a higher cost for landlords causing concern.
HMO Licence Conditions - Following a public consultation the Council have adopted an updated set of conditions for draft licences issued after 1st December 2018.
Extension of HMO Licensing now in force - The team are busy with the extension of mandatory licensing. Shared properties with 5 or more unrelated people will require a licence from 1st October 2018. Landlords must contact us and make their licence application as soon as possible in order to avoid financial penalties or prosecution. The requirement for a property to have 3 storeys to qualify for licensing has been removed.
Stock Condition Survey - Landlords, homeowners and tenants are being contacted to ask if Council appointed surveyors can inspect their properties as part of a Stock Condition Survey. ARCUS will inspect 1300 homes across the district to give us a good picture of the age, condition and safety of residents homes.
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Private Sector Housing Team
The team comprises of:
- Mark Lingard - Team Manager
- Paul Hughes - Senior Environmental Health Officer
- Ian Jackson - Senior Housing Standards Officer
- Rachel Watton - Environmental Health Officer
- Rebecca Frazer - Landlord Liaison Officer
- Baljinder Gill - Housing Standards Officer
- Tina Maisuria - Housing Standards Officer
- Amie Widdows - HMO Admin Officer
Working with us
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