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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.

Currently Wealden District Council are not taking on any more PSL properties. This will be revised shortly.

BEST Programme - Private housing renewal in Brighton and East Sussex 2007-11 (external link)

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.

Empty Homes

Advice for empty property owners

Energy Efficiency

Advice and information on Energy Efficiency solutions for your home including grants, discounts and free schemes

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

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.

Information For Private Tenants

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

Residential and Holiday Caravan Sites

Information of licensed 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.

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