Private Sector Housing

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Housing Conditions

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

Empty homes

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

Residential Mobile (Park) Homes

Find out more information about Residential Mobile (Park) Homes

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