This team provides advice to Landlords, Private Tenants and Homeowners including financial assistance for repairs and Disabled Adaptations, Licensing for HMO's and advice on Energy Efficiency.
The Council has a strategy covering all our areas of work however, the Private Sector Renewal Strategy is currently under review.
Currently Wealden District Council are not taking on any more PSL properties. This will be revised shortly.
The Brighton & Hove, East Sussex Together Partnership (BEST) has been allocated £18.6 million over three years by the South East England Regional Housing Board to tackle some of the region's worst housing conditions. Of this £18.6 million Wealden District Council has received £627,000.
Advice for empty property owners
Advice and information on Energy Efficiency solutions for your home including grants, discounts and free schemes
When someone makes an immigration application to come to the UK, they have to confirm they are moving into accommodation that is of a suitable standard that will not be made overcrowded by their arrival.
Financial help with improvement and repairs for older or disabled households and vulnerable people.
Advice for landlords and tenants on the Housing Health and Safety Rating System
Advice and information for landlords who are considering renting out their properties, and details on the Landlords Forum working in partnership with Eastbourne Borough Council. Also information on gas safety and other useful links.
Advice and information for Tenants in the Private Rented sector, including gas safety, Housing Standards and Financial Assistance
Information of licensed sites
Information on the East Sussex Gypsy Strategy and useful contact numbers
The new Private Housing Renewal Strategy and Empty Homes Strategy has been approved and was implemented on 1st August 2009 to reflect changes in legislation and government priorities and to provide a comprehensive picture of private sector housing needs, issues and priorities for action over the next five years
Wealden Letstart offers a free web-based advertising service and free tenant finder service to landlords who are willing to let their properties to tenants referred by Wealden District Council.