Lancaster City Council

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

Advice Services:
Enquiries on any aspect of private housing can be made to the City Council’s Private Housing Office on 00 44 (0)1524 586802

Homelessness Officer:
Monday - Friday 8:45am - 5:15pm (01524) 582528
except Wednesday 10:00am - 5:15pm
Outside office hours : (01524) 67099

Our Homelessness Section of the website can be found under 'Strategic Housing, Homelessness in the Lancaster District' at http://lancaster.gov.uk/Category.asp?cat=622.

Deposit guarantee/bond:
Through Strategic Housing we run a Deposit Guarantee Scheme details can be found at http://lancaster.gov.uk/General.asp?id=SX7E8C-A77FA545

Landlord's Forum:
We also run a landlords forum. The forum is run for accredited landlords only. We currently have two forums available to accredited landlords. One specifically for student landlords and one parent forum for all landlords. These are held twice a year.

Accreditation:
Our Accredited property scheme has been running for over six years and has proved very successful we currently have over 1000 accredited lettings and our scheme was used as a case study for the ODPM's good practice guide. Details of our accredited property scheme can be found at http://lancaster.gov.uk/General.asp?id=SX7E8C-A77FA275.

Repairs/Standards/HMO Regulations contact:
Repair problems, standards of HMO and repair notices are dealt with by our housing standards team contact email: mcharlesworth@lancaster.gov.uk
Tel: (0)1524 586802

 

Note: The information on this page has been compiled from the local authority web-site.

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