If you live in rented accommodation and are experiencing problems with the condition of your property (e.g. damp, mould, repair issues) you may wish to make a complaint. We will offer you advice and where necessary or ask your landlord/managing agent to undertake necessary repairs.
Do you have rent or mortgage worries?
Damp can cause mould to form on walls, ceilings, furniture and even clothing. Damp housing encourages the growth of mould and mites, and can increase the risk of respiratory illness. Some damp is caused by Condensation. Find out how condensation forms, and how it can be kept to a minimum, so reducing the risk of dampness and mould growth.
Domestic Energy Efficiency advice
The Disabled Facilities Grant is a mandatory grant to help people with disabilities to remain in their own homes by providing adaptations or specialist equipment.
If you are a tenant in a privately rented property within the Mendip District Council area we are here to advise and support you.
For vulnerable households to help improve their homes to a Decent Homes Standard
This is a discretionary grant aimed at providing help with the cost of small scale works of improvement or adaptions to a dwelling to meet the Decent Homes Standard
Selection of useful resources for tenants.
Help to Buy South offers affordable options to purchase or rent a home. Help to Buy South schemes are not only for first time buyers.