Lewes District Council

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

Advice Services:
Information to residential landlords and tenants can be provided by either;
Jo Jacks
Housing Advice Officer
2 Fisher St., Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2DG
Tel. 01273 484001
or
Private Sector Housing Team
Planning and Environmental Services
Southover House, Southover Roa, Lewes, BN7 1DW
Tel. 01273471600

Homelessness Officer:
Housing Needs and Stategy Division
2 Fisher St. Lewes BN7 2DG
Tel 01273 484006

Deposit guarantee/bond:
The Housing Needs and Strategy Division operates a LDC run scheme for applicants where the council has accepted a full duty to assist. "Homelink" is a second scheme run by the Lewes District Churches where LDC has no duty to provide accommodation but only to provide advice and assistance. Applicants must be over 25 and likely to succeed in the private sector.

Landlord's Forum:
The Southern Private Landlords Association together with LDC arrange a private landlords forum every 6 months. Meetings are held alternatively in Lewes and Newhaven. Information is sent out to all landlords via the Housing Benefit system as well as SLPA newsletter and website www.spla.co.uk

Accreditation:
A landlords accrediation scheme has just been set up jointly with Wealden and Eastbourne Councils. Details from SPLA or Housing Needs and Strategy Division.

Repairs/Standards/HMO Regulations contact:
Private Sector Housing Team . Address as 3 above.
Home Improvement Agency
Wealden and Lewes Staying Put
78a High St. Hailsham East Sussex BN7 1AU
Tel. 01323 441013

 

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

 

 

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