Private Sector Housing
Advice and guidance
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Information & guidance
How we ensure housing conditions in the private sector are maintained in a safe condition.
Minimum energy efficiency standards in the private rented sector
How we take action to deal with the least energy efficient privately rented homes in Thanet
How we are reducing the number of empty homes in the district.
Enforcement Policy and Guidance for Private Sector Housing
How the council uses its enforcement powers to tackle unsafe and poor quality housing
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Minimum requirements for smoke alarms and CO detectors in dwellings
Changes to mandatory licensing of HMOs
Important changes to HMO licensing from 01 October 2018
Financial Penalties Policy
Financial penalties as an alternative to prosecution.
Selective licensing scheme
Information about the Selective Licensing scheme
Electrical safety standards
Information about electrical safety standards for privately rented homes
Damp and mould growth
Information on damp and mould growth