Private rented housing advice
We may be able to help if you have problems with the condition or management of your private rented accommodation.
If you rent from a private landlord or some registered social providers, you might have an assured shorthold tenancy (AST).
Great Yarmouth Borough Council invites you to attend the Landlords Forum
An HMO is a house or flat occupied by three or more persons, who form two or more households and where there is a sharing (or lack) of certain basic amenities such as bathrooms, toilets or kitchens.
We advise on, and enforce, housing standards in private rented accommodation.
Following a recent stakeholder consultation exercise, a Selective Licensing Scheme is being introduced for the most challenged parts of the Nelson Ward.
All landlords are legally required to use a deposit protection scheme to safeguard deposits taken for assured shorthold tenancy agreements. The landlord must register the deposit with a government-approved scheme.