Wealden District Council

Private Housing

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.

Empty Homes

Advice for empty property owners.

Energy Efficiency

Advice and information on Energy Efficiency solutions for your home including information on the Winter Home Check service.

Immigration Inspections

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.

Private Housing Assistance

Financial help with improvement and repairs for older or disabled households and vulnerable people.

Private Rented Housing Standards

Advice for landlords and tenants on the Housing Health and Safety Rating System and a range of other useful information.

Information for Private Landlords

Advice and information for landlords who are considering renting out their properties. including gas safety electrical safety and private rented housing standards. Also information on the Letsure Private Sector Leasing scheme.

Information For Private Tenants

Advice and information for Tenants in the Private Rented sector, including gas safety, Housing Standards and Financial Assistance.

Redress schemes for lettings agency and property management work

Advice and information on the requirement to join a redress scheme to allow tenants and landlords with agents in the private rented sector, leaseholders and freeholders to complain to an independent body about the service they have received.

The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 

Working alarms save lives - Occupants are four times more likely to die in the event of a fire if there is no working smoke alarms in their home.

Single and Family Residential Caravan Sites

Information on licensing of sites.

Travellers and Unauthorised Encampments

Information on the East Sussex Gypsy Strategy and useful contact numbers.

Private Housing Renewal and Empty Homes Strategy

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 - Landlords looking for tenants or tenants looking to rent

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.