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Private housing

  • Housing and Community

The council's web area for information on Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs), the landlords forum, inspections, accreditation schemes, council and income tax, housing conditions and advice as well as services and grants available to landlords.

The council's web area for information for private rental tenants about thier rights, living in HMOs, responsibilities, council tax information, immigration inspections and other tennant related advice.

The council's web area for people who own their homes, with or without a mortgage, for information on thier homes, housing related services, immigration checks for home owners, grants and services for vulnerable residents.

If you're a Barnet Homes tenant, find information which is relevant to you on the Barnet Homes website.


We're committed to increasing the number of homes in Barnet and making sure that they're of a decent standard.

Private Sector Housing Team (PSH) will work with landlords and residents to make sure these standards are met. Where housing conditions don't meet minimum legal standards, we may use enforcement action where necessary.

Barnet Council consulted on an Additional Licensing Scheme. This was approved by the Housing Committee on 1 February and the designation signed on 4 April 2016. This scheme came into force on 5 July 2016. You can view the Public Notice. For more information on the consultation for an Additional Licensing Scheme, go to engage.barnet.gov.uk.  If you're a landlord, find out more about licensing schemes.  

Contacts

  • Private Sector Housing Team
  • Environmental Health
    Barnet House, 1255 High Road,
    Whetstone, London N20 0EJ
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  • Tel: 020 8359 7995
  • Email: housingconditions@barnet.gov.uk

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