Wolverhampton Landlord Forum Meeting

Date: Wednesday 24th April 2024
Venue: Bantock House Museum
Coach House, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3 9LQ

Rent with Confidence scheme supported by the City of Wolverhampton Council held the Wolverhampton Landlord forum meeting on Wednesday 24th April 2024.

Supporting information shared at the meeting:

Renters Reform Bill Guide DOWNLOAD →
Private Sector Housing Service Update DOWNLOAD →
LEAP Referrer Training Session DOWNLOAD →
Local Housing Allowance Wolverhampton DOWNLOAD →


  1. Welcome and Introduction
    • Anthony Walker, Head of Homelessness and Migration
    • Shabir Hussain, Call us First Team Leader
  2. Update from NRLA (National Residential Landlords Association) – Sandra Towers
    • New Horizons in the PRS
    • Legal updates in the PRS
    • Update on The Renters Reform Bill
  3. Update from Private Sector Housing team – William Humphries & James Turner
    • Understanding ‘Article 4’ implications in Wolverhampton for HMO landlords
    • Awareness & Information on Damp and Mould issues
    • Eviction & prescribed notices
  4. Update from Welfare Rights Service – Mark Perlic
    • New LHA allowance as of April 2024
    • Benefit Migration Wolverhampton
  5. LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership) - Andy Stevens/Ryan Mason
    • Information and awareness for Private Landlords & tenants
  6. Kuppa – Kirsty Kenney
    • Information & update on progress made in the PRS Wolverhampton
  7. Homes Improvement Agency – Lisa Morgan
    • Adaptations and eligibility in the PRS
  8. Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency schemes update - David Payton
    • Sustainable Warmth funding/grants
  9. Partnership working with Landlords & Agents
    • Shabir Hussain Call Us First Team leader
  10. Listening to our Landlords - All
  11. AOB / Networking


The forum aims to aid, inform and guide private landlords in Wolverhampton, as well as giving them a platform to discuss issues that affect them directly.

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Further information

Call Us First Team - e: rwc.callusfirst@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Previous Meetings:

Date: 11th December 2023
Venue: Bantock House Museum Coach House, Finchfield Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV3 9L

Meeting Review

Date: 12th July 2023
Venue: Wolverhampton City Archives, Whitmore Hill, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SF

Meeting Review

Date: 7th February 2023
Venue: Online MS Teams meeting

Meeting Review

Date: 29th September 2022
Venue: Virtual Zoom meeting

Meeting Review