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The current situation is constantly evolving, which means we may have to make further changes in accordance with government guidance. The Private Sector Team have so far identified key services which we will try to continue with for as long as possible. Other services will need to be adapted or temporarily suspended in line with recent government advice to ensure the safety and well being of all our staff and customers. These are explained in the following link:
Private Sector Services Update 1 COVID19
Contact the Team
The team are currently working from home, please contact us using the information below.
Email - email@example.com
Kate Stewart - 07767003116
Amanda Jobling - 07825242741
Victoria Hall - 07966330948
Abby Henderson-Rowan - 07966323987
Lynne Dempsey - 07833083978
Vicky Ledger - 07795854900 (not available Mondays)
Kirsty Douglas - 07966330972 (not available Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Kirsty Gilmartin - 07767007497 (not available Thursday and Fridays)
In order to provide our services it is necessary to collect and hold personal information about you.
We have a legal duty to keep and process information about you in accordance with the law. If you are considering using one of our schemes and want to know why we ask for your personal information, how that information will be used and how you can access your records you can read a copy of our privacy notice.
Changes have been made to the legislation relating to EICR's. If you are renting out a property in England and the tenancy was entered into on or after the regulations came into force, 1st June 2020, then from 1st July 2020 you will be required to have an electrical inspection condition report (EICR) performed by a qualified person. For tenancies started before this date EICR's will be required before the 1st April 2021. For further information please follow this link: Electrical installations condition reports
The annual Countywide Landlords' Forum has been postponed.
The forum is a great opportunity to share information and ideas and to promote the views of the private landlords contributing to the improvement of the County's housing
There will be the opportunity to network with other landlords, as well as officers from Northumberland County Council.
If you wish to attend call 0345 600 6400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Private Sector Housing team also hold a Countywide Forum every year. This is an all day event with a number of presentations from guest speakers and trade stands. The next County Wide Forum will be held in October 2020, date and venue to be confirmed.
After holding a successful first virtual landlord forum we have set a date for our second, on Thursday 27 January 2022 at 6pm. Agenda and speakers to be confirmed.
This is a great opportunity to meet other local Landlords and receive up to date information about any changes in the Private Rented Sector.
We would love for you to join us for the Private Sector Teams first virtual landlord forum. Please email email@example.com or ring 07825 242741 to register your name and email address to enable us to send you the Teams link.
Useful websites for landlords
The National Landlords Association (NLA) is the UK’s largest association for private-residential landlords. They work with full-time landlords with large property portfolios to those with just a single letting. National Landlords Association
The Residential Landlords Association offers a wide range of advice and information to its members Residential Landlords Association
Information for tenants
If you are a tenant in privately rented property you have certain rights and responsibilities. Further information can be accessed via either the Shelter or Gov.uk websites.
Find links to our latest landlord newsletters below.To stay up to date and receive newsletters direct to your inbox please join our mailing list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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