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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.
To use the pdfs on this page, you will need Adobe Acrobat
Reader. If you do not have it on your computer, please use the
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.
To find out more information please contact Lenka Wyatt on
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
Tenant Information Pack
Download the Tenant Information Pack (pdf
Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS): A guide for
landlords and agents
Go to the new HHSRS guide.
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
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.