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Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 6.00pm on Monday 2 October until 8.00am on Tuesday 3 October: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit services, and our welfare assistance form. You will also not be able to register to pay council tax online, make a change of address for council tax or cancel single person discount. You are still able to make a payment during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Housing Regeneration team

The Housing Regeneration team is responsible for delivering neighbourhood and housing improvement schemes across the county.

Poor housing conditions can impact on the health of occupants and where this affects many properties in an area, it can undermine the whole community.

We play a fundamental role in improving housing conditions in the private sector. We provide assistance to vulnerable owners and tenants and take action to enforce housing standards - particularly in the private rented sector where some of the worst conditions are found.

We help improve housing conditions using a range of measures including:

  • housing acquisition and demolition programmes,
  • group repair schemes,
  • multi-agency partnership working,
  • selective licensing of properties,
  • Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) inspections
  • tackling empty homes

The housing regeneration delivery team also offers support to local residents in the areas affected.

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