Brent London Borough

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Landlord's Forum : YES
Deposit Guarantees : YES
Accreditation : YES

Advice Services:
If you want advice on a housing matter phone our helpline - 020 8937 2787 Our telephone hours are 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
write to - Housing Advice Service, Mahatma Gandhi House, 34 Wembley Hill Road, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 8AD
email us - housingadvice@brent.gov.uk
If you would like an interview appointment to meet with an adviser please telephone - 020 8937 2000

Homelessness Officer:
See advice above

Deposit guarantee/bond:
See advice above

Landlord's Forum:
To find out more about the Brent Landlord Group please contact Anamika Desai – Landlords Liaison Coordinator on 020 8937 2777

Accreditation:
Brent is a member of the London Landlord Accreditation Scheme

Repairs/Standards/HMO Regulations contact:
Private Housing Services
5th Floor. Mahatma Gandhi House. 34 Wembley Hill Road. Wembley, Middlesex. HA9 8AD
Tel: 020 8937 2385<
BR> Fax: 020 8937 2388 Email: phs@brent.gov.uk

Other Services:

  • Assured lettings scheme which which introduces local landlords who wish to let their properties to suitable residents who have approached the Council's Homeless Persons Unit for accommodation
  • A homefinders service to assist people who are looking for private rented accommodation. Through this service local landlords can advertise their vacant accommodation at the Council's One Stop Shops, and on the internet site free of charge
  • A Homeless Prevention Team recently established to try to prevent unnecessary homelessness amongst households which are in priority need and which the Council would normally be required to re-house.
  • A Landlord and Tenant Conciliation Service aimed at resolving disputes in the private rented sector. They also investigate allegations of harassment and / or unlawful eviction made by private tenants
  • Deposit Guarantees worth up to £500 for prospective tenants who are on Income Support or Job Seekers Allowance and who are looking for accommodation in the Brent area
  • Co-ordinating a Free Advice and Representation Service at the County Court to provide assistance to individuals facing repossession action from their landlords or mortgage lenders
  • A Comprehensive Selection of Free Information Leaflets which relate to all areas of private sector housing.

 

 

 

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