Get advice on the kind of property you should look for and how to find rented properties
Get help and advice if you're having difficulty paying your rent for private housing
The government runs a Help to Buy scheme, which has affordable ways for you to buy your first home or move up the property ladder
Apply to be on our self build and custom housebuilding register to let us know you want to build your own home
Make sure you're following building rules and check if you need planning permission before starting work on your home
Get advice on how to save energy and check if you can get a discount on your fuel bills
Provide a home to local families who need housing by renting out your property through the council
Our Direct Lettings Services matches you with tenants who are in a good position to start a long term tenancy in private housing
Your tenants can apply for a Deposit Guarantee from us instead of paying a cash deposit, so you can avoid administration fees and other costs
We can find a local family to move into your property, manage their tenancy and pay rent straight to you with our Private Sector Letting Service
You may need a licence for a House in Multiple Occupation if you're renting out to several tenants who aren't members of the same family
Find out how much we charge for House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licenses in Brighton & Hove.
Lists of approved Houses in Multiple Occupation in the Brighton & Hove area
We sent a letter with a fire safety checklist to all private landlords and managing agents of high rise blocks of flats
We work with housing associations and developers to plan and create new sites to meet housing demand
If you own your property or get permission from your landlord, energy suppliers can help to make your home more energy efficient
Get advice about staying warm in your home to reduce the risk of health problems
Get advice on smart meters, looking after your boiler and other ways to make your home more energy efficient
Contact us if you need help with a private housing problem, or if you have a question about our private housing services.
Get help if your property is in disrepair and your landlord is not fixing it or if it's caused by a neighbouring property
Find out how much an HMO licence costs.
If you own an empty property and are not sure what to do with it, here are some of the options available to you.
Where to look for empty properties in Brighton & Hove.
Find out what powers we can use to make sure empty properties are brought back into use.