Making Improvements in the Private Rented Sector in Wolverhampton

Welcome to Wolverhampton’s Rent with Confidence (RwC) scheme aimed at working with the Private Rented Sector to improve the quality, standard of property conditions and management of the sector.

The City of Wolverhampton Council have ambitious plans for the growth of the housing market, delivering more and better homes. Getting the right housing offer, which includes private rented sector, a growing tenure, with a variety of household types increasingly reliant upon it. We are committed that the landlord service offered to tenants across our city meet the Rent with Confidence standards in the private sector.

The partnership work with landlords, managing agents and stakeholders will help to drive up property conditions and management standards, thus providing a gateway to widen the choice for residents and tenants. This will be achieved by providing support, training and incentives to members, the focus will be to work with landlords to provide better, longer, more secure tenancies, thus contributing to the wellbeing of tenants and residents. We will also support the roll out of an accreditation for all landlords and publicly recognise them, that they are willing to achieve and adhere to good management and property standards.

The Wolverhampton RwC Landlord Accreditation will endorse special recognition to reputable landlords and letting agents who undergo training and comply with our code of conduct. Becoming accredited will provide landlords with knowledge on key issues and how to implement change when required, ensuring you have the confidence to conduct your business in a professional manner with the support of our knowledgeable team.

  • We offer incentives to Landlords and Agents to acquire and ensure a recognised RwC Accredited Standard, endorsing credentials around safe & secure properties and good management practices
  • FREE training support to private landlords and letting agents by a recognised private rented sector trainer – National Residential Landlord Association (NRLA)
  • The RwC scheme will help tenants Rent with Confidence knowing that their landlord’s property meets all legal requirements in terms of standards and safety
  • FREE incentives for accredited members...Watch this space!
  • Help from Council officers to access local authority & other agency services
  • Much more...
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Call Us First

Calling All Landlords!
Are you considering giving notice to your tenants? If so please contact “Call Us First” for help with:

  • Rent arrears
  • Threatened eviction
  • Tenancy Breaches
  • Require Possession and tenants need rehousing support
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