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Private housing


Empty properties

Advice for owners and first time buyers.


Improvements and repairs

Find information about landlord and tenant responsibilities, resolving disputes with your landlord and who to speak to.

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Warm Up North

A regional project to improve the energy efficiency of homes across the North East.


Private Rented Project

Useful information about the Good Tenants Scheme and the Private Rented Accreditation Scheme.


Health Through Warmth scheme

If your health is affected by living in a cold, damp home, you may be eligible for help through npower's Health Through Warmth scheme.


Financial help

Assistance for aids and adaptations for people living in private housing.


Landlord responsibilities

There are new laws in place that change the responsibilities of the landlord in privately rented properties.