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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Neighbourhood Planning in Hyndburn

The Localism Act (2011) and the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012 deliver the Coalition Government’s commitment to create the ‘Big Society’ and neighbourhood planning. We have produced a toolkit of advice and guidance to...

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Energy Efficiency

Ensuring that your home is energy efficient not only reduces carbon emissions but can also save you money on your energy bills. Measures such as insulating the loft and walls of your home, installing an energy efficient boiler and installing...

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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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Private Rented Sector

Landlord’s Responsibilities The property must be dry, safe and structurally stable.  It must have adequate heating, drainage, lighting, ventilation, toilet and bathing facilities.  It should meet minimum health and safety standards. The...

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Woodnook

A joint venture between PlaceFirst and Together Housing Group was appointed as the Council’s Lead Developer Partner for Woodnook on 11 January 2012.  Since then, the Council has secured £3.8 million Empty Homes Funding that will be matched...

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