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Tenant Information Pack

    We have produced a tenant information pack containing the key information that all tenants and prospective tenants should know.  Please read it carefully and feel free to contact our Housing Team by emailing housingadvice@staffordbc.gov.uk if you have any questions.

    If you are having any problems with your landlord or are concerned about the property standards of a private rented home, you should contact us for help on 01785 619000. 

    1. Main Duties of Landlords and Tenants
    2. Tenancy Agreements and Inventories
    3. Property Viewing Checklist (pdf 43kb)
    4. Energy Performance Certificates
    5. Tenancy Deposit Protection
    6. Housing Benefit/Local Housing Allowance
    7. Harrassment and Illegal Eviction
    8. The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS)
    9. Damp, Condensation and Mould
    10. Keep Your Home Free from Damp, Condensation and Mould Leaflet (pdf 649kb)
    11. Gas Safety
    12. Electrical Safety
    13. Furniture and Furnishing Safety
    14. Overcrowding
    15. Enforcement against the HHSRS
    16. House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)
    17. Redress Scheme Requirement
    18. Landlords Accreditation Scheme

    If you would like more information on the above, the Department for Communities and Local Government have released a document called
    'How to Rent'.

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