Hammersmith & Fulham Council is asking your opinion about how it can help improve living standards for local renters.
Around a third of homes in Hammersmith & Fulham are rented from private landlords – a total of 27,500 addresses.
We’ve come up with a package of ways to raise standards, but it needs your views. Everyone sharing their thoughts enters a prize draw with a £50 M&S voucher as top prize. The consultation runs for 12 weeks – the deadline is 10 August.
Click or tap the button to share your views.
Progress to raise standards
In 2017, the council launched a scheme to licence landlords who rent out houses and flats. It has helped to raise standards, and the plan is to extend it for another five years.
“We are determined to protect everyone involved – tenants and landlords – by supporting a fair and safe private rental sector,” said Cllr Lisa Homan, H&F Cabinet Member for Housing.
“It is important we hear from everyone, to get their views on these plans so that we can continue to support the fair treatment of renters while cracking down on rogue landlords.”
The council is planning:
- additional licences for shared flats and houses, to ensure they are properly managed, safe and not overcrowded
- selective licences in 23 roads to improve standards in areas of anti-social behaviour or poor conditions
- a private landlords’ charter to qualify for discounts on licence fees if good standards are maintained
- minimum standards for shared flats and houses to keep tenants safe.
Complete our online questionnaire to share your views.
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