Landlord Licensing

Benefits of Selective Licensing

Benefits for tenants and the wider community:

  • Reduce the turnover of occupiers in domestic properties
  • Reduce the number of empty properties
  • Make sure minimum standards for rented housing are met
  • Reduce crime and anti-social behaviour
  • Selective licensing would ensure private landlords are managing and maintaining your home

Benefits for landlords:

  • Selective licensing will create a clear set of rules that all landlords must follow.
  • Landlords will also have to give and ask for references for their tenants