The aim of the service is to ensure that the best quality housing is provided with the County.
Many of the functions are statutory whilst discretionary powers are exercsed when it is appropriate to do so.
Risk assessment based on public and environmental impact can therefore be used to decide the appropriate form of action.
The Home Improvement Team is responsible for the following general areas of regulation:
- Housing Accredication Sceme
- Licensing of Housing in Multiple Occupation
- General Enforcement