Hyndburn Housing Renewal Policy

The Housing Renewal Policy identifies the forms of assistance, including financial assistance that will be available from the Council to assist vulnerable occupiers in all tenures including disabled people to improve or adapt their homes, the...

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Affordable Housing for Sale

Affordable Housing for Sale

The Shires, Thwaites Road, Oswaldtwistle The new housing development called The Shires on Thwaites Road in Oswaldtwistle has got a number of affordable 3 bed room houses for sale at a discounted rate for qualifying households.   The Council is...

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New Animal Licensing Legislation

Changes to the Animal Licensing Laws The Government has now published updated legislation for animal businesses and confirmed that these changes will take effect from 1 October 2018. Under the new laws, animal boarding businesses including home...

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Housing FAQs

Q: Please could you give me the details of the rent deposit bond scheme? Q: What is Selective Licensing? Q: What does being ‘Fit and proper’ mean? Q: What does ‘Selective’ mean in relation to Selective Licensing? Q: Why...

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Private Tenants – Advice and Support

How do I find a private let? / Where to Look for Private Rented Accommodation   Local newspapers – Accrington Observer / Lancashire Evening Telegraph Local letting agents and estate agents Shop windows and boards Adverts in windows of...

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Corporate Property

Hyndburn Council has a dedicated Commercial Property section run by members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Types of property include, shops, offices, industrial units and land for residential, industrial, and grazing uses.  The...

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Energy Efficiency

Home Energy Conservation Act 1995 places a requirement on local authorities to issue progress reports on the status of their plans to implement energy efficiency measures in the residential housing sector. The report details how Hyndburn will...

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Private Landlords’ Forum

The purpose of the Landlords’ Forum is to promote consultation between the Council and private landlords who rent properties within the Borough of Hyndburn. The Forum run in partnership with the National Landlords Association (NLA)...

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Empty Homes

Empty homes are a wasted resource considering the number of people on housing waiting lists and others looking for alternative forms of affordable housing. Hyndburn Borough Council is seeking your assistance in identifying long term empty homes...

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Properties Detrimental to Amenity

The Housing and Environmental Standards Team can take action against properties which are adversely affecting the amenity because of their condition.  This can include properties with a combination of broken or boarded windows, graffiti, damage...

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