Presentation on theme: "Working with the Council. How can we help… Establishing and maintaining links with landlords, letting agents and landlord groups Helping to build."— Presentation transcript:
Working with the Council
How can we help… Establishing and maintaining links with landlords, letting agents and landlord groups Helping to build on these relationships through offering services, support and advice Point of contact for advice and information on aspects of landlord and tenant responsibilities including best practice Assistance with linking tenants to landlords with properties to let and letting agents with hard to let properties
Deposit Guarantee Scheme What is the Deposit Guarantee Scheme Who is the scheme for Amount guaranteed to match deposit required Not subject to Tenancy Protection Scheme It’s a simple process – the Housing Options Team will prepare the documentation Supports both the tenant and the landlord in the tenancy
How can homelessness be prevented in the private sector Point of contact Home visits Mediation Housing advice Debt counselling / resolving Housing Benefit problems Early, proactive intervention, advice and a good range of options
What can we do to encourage you to work with us?