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Housing enforcement

The Housing Enforcement Service:

  • Deals with empty houses in the borough
  • Enforces standards and encourages improvements in private rented housing
  • Deals with private tenants' complaints about poor housing conditions
  • Carries out planned inspections of houses in multiple occupation such as bedsits and shared student houses to check standards of safety and good management
  • Operates an accreditation scheme to encourage good quality private rented houses
  • Inspects and licences caravan sites to ensure good standards of Health and Safety on site
  • Deals with unauthorised gypsy and traveller encampments
  • Provides information and advice to residents on home energy efficiency through promotion campaigns, surveys and energy advice reports

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Last Updated: 7/24/2012

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West Lancashire Borough Council, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, West Lancashire L39 2DF
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