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Private housing

The Private Sector Housing Team provides information and assistance to all private landlords, tenants and home owners.

The team also provides guidance for owners and residents of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs).

If you have a disability and need to adapt your home, you can apply for a Disabled Facilities Grant.

 

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Medway Council's Tenant Accreditation Scheme

Medway Council is running a Tenant Accreditation Scheme as an addition to the Landlord Accreditation Scheme. The aim of Tenant Accreditation Scheme is to acknowledge and encourage responsible tenants and improve tenants’ knowledge on their responsibilities and rights as a tenant.

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To find out more information please contact Lenka Wyatt on 01634 333053.

Housing Assistance

Medway Council has funding available to provide a range of financial schemes to help improve housing in Medway. Visit the links below to find out who is eligible, what repairs and improvement works the assistance will cover and general terms and conditions.

Tenant Information Pack

Download the Tenant Information Pack (pdf 81KB).

Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS): A guide for landlords and agents

Go to the new HHSRS guide.

Landlord Accreditation

Find out about Medway's next Landlord Accreditation development day.

Accredited landlords and agents

Download the list of Medway's accredited landlords and agents (pdf 13KB).

Accredited landlords and agents providing student let accommodation

Download the list of accredited landlords and agents who provide student let accommodation (pdf 7KB)

Energy Efficiency Advice

The Energy Saving Trust currently operates the independent advice service providing customers with impartial advice around energy saving and the Green Deal through the national 0300 123 1234 advice line (Energy Saving Advice Service). It provides general advice around energy efficiency, renewables, the Green Deal (including information about providers, assessors and installers) and signposts people to funding when they are eligible for the ECO Affordable Warmth Scheme.

For more information contact Private Sector Housing by telephone: 01634 333600 or by email: housing@medway.gov.uk

Write to: Private Sector Housing, Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR