Landlord Information and Advice
The correct level of insurance is essential for anyone renting out their property. It is recommended that you also encourage your tenant to take out contents insurance.
Tenancy Deposit Schemes
There are strict guidelines for landlords who accept a cash deposit and there are penalties if this has not been registered in the correct manner. Please note this does not apply to paper bonds. Our Housing team can provide advice about tenancy deposits
Framework can provide floating support to tenants who are having difficulty maintaining their tenancy, however there is specific eligibility criteria. All housing related support referrals need to be made via East Lindsey's Housing Hub. Alternatively, some tenants may be eligible for the Wellbeing service through East Lindsey District Council.
If you require any advice or guidance to ensure your property is up to standard and safe you can discuss this with one of our Housing Standards Officers. Landlords are required to provide gas safety and electrical certificates as well as Energy Performance Certificates (EPC). Check you have followed your Landlord responsibilities prior to issuing a tenancy.
There is the introduction of The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 which applies to new tenancies from 1st July 2020 and existing tenancies will be covered by these regulations from April 2021
If you require help or advice in relation to Housing Benefit there is further information on Housing Benefit Advice For Landlords.
Our Housing Advice Team are here to help if you have any queries