Privately Owned or Rented Housing

The Council’s Private Sector Housing Team deal with a range of functions, ensuring that housing conditions are monitored to a decent standard and will provide advice, assistance and where necessary enforces standards. The team also advises landlords on how to reduce hazards in their properties and how to meet the required Decent Homes Standard.

How to report a problem in a social housing property (such as Community Housing)

The Private Sector housing team work closely with landlords and tenants to improve housing conditions for people within Wyre Forest.

Find out what to do if you have a complaint about your rented property


The Council channels limited discretionary funds into minor home improvement and repairs for owner-occupiers.


Information and applications for Immigration Inspections 


Information for Landlords and Tenants regarding Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO)


With little land to build on and many people currently in urgent housing need it makes sense for the community and the Council to take measures to bring empty homes back into use. 


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are needed whenever a property is built, sold, or rented

Are you a landlord renting out property?

Find out what you need to do to comply with the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 which comes into force on 20 March 2019