Northampton Borough Council
If you rent your home form a private landlord, your housing benefit may have changed. Find out more here.
More Information for tenants
To help prevent people in this situation becoming homeless the council has developed the Deposit Bond Scheme. It is run by the Private Sector Housing Solutions Team (PSHS).
Tenancy deposit law was introduced on 6th April 2007 and provides protection for tenants by preventing landlords and letting agents from unfairly withholding a deposit.
There are various types of private rented accommodation available in Northampton.
Applicants from some countries who wish to visit or live permanently in the UK are usually required by their own country's British High Commission or British Embassy to provide a letter from the relevant local council stating that they wish to live in that area.