Disabled Adaptations

If you are disabled you might benefit from having your home adapted to better suit your needs. There are a range of adaptations that could improve access into and around your home such as: Ramps for wheelchairs (not scooters). Stairlifts and...

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Housing Market Renewal

  Housing Market Renewal (HMR) was a major funding package established in 2003 by Central Government. HMR was expected to be a 15 year regeneration programme. This funding came to an end earlier than expected after the Comprehensive Spending...

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Housing Advice

Within Housing Advice, we can offer help and advice on housing-related issues for people seeking housing advice from renting accommodation to advice on benefits and entitlements, dealing with private landlords, homelessness and housing issues in...

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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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What is a House in Multiple Occupation?

The Housing Act 2004 defines what constitutes a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO). A House in Multiple Occupation means a building (or part of a building, such as a flat), that: is occupied by 3 or more tenants, who form 2 or more households who...

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Illegal Eviction and Harassment

Private landlords sometimes put pressure on tenants to leave their properties, or may even use physical force.  However, most tenants have legal rights to protect them against harassment and illegal eviction. The Protection from Eviction Act1977...

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