Private Sector Housing

Our Private Sector Housing Team provides advice, inspection services and information in accordance with the Housing Act 2004


  • Housing Act legislation and regulations

  • Housing Health and Safety Rating System

  • Houses in Multiple Occupation - HMO's - Licensing and management

  • Amenities, Space and Overcrowding guidance

  • Gas and electrical safety for home owners and for privately renting tenants

  • Disabled facility grants

  • Empty homes

  • Caravan site licensing

  • Immigration inspections

  • Decent homes grants/loans


  The team work closely with:


  • SHDC Housing Options Team

  • Landlords

  • Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue

  • Lincolnshire Police

  • Lincolnshire Social Services


Our Private Sector Housing Team have authority to take legal action against landlords and home owners if they fail to comply with the Housing Act 2004.