Private Sector Landlords

Information for Landlords

We need landlords with good quality properties

Empty Homes

How to report an empty property & how we are aiming to reduce the amount of properties.


How the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) calculates Housing Benefit for people who rent from a private landlord.

Deposit Bond Scheme

Helping prevent people becoming homeless by providing a bond to cover their deposit.

Homes in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

Information about the management and licensing of homes in multiple occupation and how to make a complaint about a landlord.

More on HMO Licensing

Housing Health and Safety Rating System

A risk assessment tool used to assess potential risks to the health and safety of occupants in residential properties in England and Wales.

Landlords Accreditation Scheme

A region-wide scheme that encourages and rewards good property standards and management practice in the private rented sector.

Northampton Student Accreditation Scheme

The scheme aims to improve the image of Northampton and ensure tenants have access to good quality housing.