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Private Housing Standards

Description

Part of Sheffield City Council. Responsible for ensuring that privately let accommodation in the city meets reasonable health and safety and management standards. Advises landlords and tenants on standards and has legal powers to instruct landlords to improve and repair their properties. Officers also have powers to prosecute landlords to enforce legal standards.

Tenancy Relations Officers provide advice to landlords and tenants about tenancy rights and obligations. They also have powers to prosecute landlords for illegal eviction and harassment.

The service advises on standards for houses in multiple occupation and provides the mandatory licensing of certain houses of multiple occupancy (HMO) which applies to most houses where 5 or more occupants live on 3 or more floors and share a bathroom or kitchen. Promotes good standards and management across all types of lettings.

The service is responsible for licensing properties in the Page Hall area of the city.

The service also deals with nuisance associated with empty properties such as rubbish that could cause vermin or disrepair causing damage to another property.


Who to contact

Telephone
0114 273 4680
E-mail
phs@sheffield.gov.uk
Website
www.sheffield.gov.uk/.../controls-on-private-housing

Where to go

Name
Private Housing Standards
Address
Moorfoot Building
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
Postcode
S1 4PL

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Access by First Point (reception in Howden House)

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
No

Other Details

Miscellaneous

Local Publications
Leaflets

Last Updated
31/03/2017
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