Issue details - Rent Smart Brighton and Hove

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Issue details

Rent Smart Brighton and Hove

Rent Smart Brighton and Hove is a new citywide partnership of organisations committed to supporting tenants in the private rented sector. Rent Smart aims to:
• Increase awareness of rights and responsibilities amongst private renting tenants and people looking for a place to live in the private rented sector
• Give tenants/potential tenants more confidence in dealing with agencies and landlords
• Signpost tenants to up to date information and advice about privately renting
• Promote use of a ratings system for letting agencies

Following a presentation by Rent Smart toHousing & New Homes Committee in September 2016, officers were tasked to investigat the merits and implications of Brighton & Hove City Council formally joining the partnerhsip. This report summarises officers findings and makes appropriate recommendations for Members consideration

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/10/2016

Decision due: 16 Nov 2016 by Housing & New Homes Committee

Lead member: Chair of the Housing Committee

Lead director: Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture

Contact: Martin Reid, Assistant Director- Housing Email: Tel: 01273 293321, Email: Tel: 01273 293159.


Agenda items


  • Rent Smart  


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