Barnet is a popular place to live, with excellent schools, open spaces and transport links.
In 2015, it had become the most populated of the London boroughs, and the demand for housing has become acute.
Tenants in privately rented homes in Barnet
If you're a private tenant having problems with your accommodation, you should immediately contact your landlord to give them an opportunity to sort the problem out. If this isn't possible or doesn’t help, you can ask us for advice.
- Houses of multiple occupation (shared houses)
- London Rental Standard & Landlord Accreditation Scheme
- Right to Rent and immigration inspections
- Council tax particularly for those living in HMOs
- Tenancy Deposit Schemes: your right to protected deposits
- Condensation and damp
- Electrical safety
- Gas, fire and carbon monoxide safety: how you can keep yourself safe and what responsibilities your landlord has.
- Energy efficiency become more energy efficient and save money on fuel bills.
- Rodents and insect pest control
- Community safety - safety and security in your home and antisocial behaviour.
- Disabled Facilities Grants- grants to change or adapt facilities for disabled people in Barnet.
- Keep Warm and Well - keeping warm and well over winter for elderly and disabled people of all ages in Barnet.
If you would like to report an issue with your accomodation, please email email@example.com or call 0208 359 7995
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.