The council can help tenants in properties rented from private landlords or social landlords (ie housing associations) if they have problems regarding the condition of the property.
The private sector housing standards team deals with a wide range of issues related to residential premises.
The council wishes to work with landlords to create good living conditions in the private sector as well as foster good relations to facilitate responsible lettings in the borough.
This is one of the most common causes of reported problems in rented properties. Here is information about steps you can take to make sure you home stays free of damp.