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Surrey Property Exchange

www.richmond.gov.uk/housing_services. Surrey Property Exchange. Elton Dalliu, Rent Deposit Scheme, Housing Operation 10 February 2014.

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Surrey Property Exchange

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  1. www.richmond.gov.uk/housing_services Surrey Property Exchange Elton Dalliu, Rent Deposit Scheme, Housing Operation 10 February 2014

  2. Owner occupation is the dominant tenure in the borough as Richmond has a large owner occupied sector with nearly 64% of households owning their home either outright (29.8%) or with a mortgage (33.8%)

  3. Schemes for private landlords Rent Deposit Scheme Short Term Leasing Richmond Council has been working with private landlords for over 10 years. During this time we have helped 1000 landlords to rent properties to over 3000 people.

  4. Rent Deposit Scheme • WE OFFER • No fees – We do not charge for finding suitable tenant • No red tape - Our highly efficient service saves you time and money • Landlord support – The team will continue to act as your free personal advised for as long as you use our service. Quicker turnaround time and reduced void periods • Direct Payments and Housing Benefit fast-track – We’ll fast track claims and resolve problems for properties in the borrow • Prospective Tenants - Access to a pool of prospective tenants allowing greater choice without costly advertising and agency fees. The opportunity to meet with prospective tenants and for you to decide on their suitability to occupy your property Rent Deposit Scheme Contact: 0208 891 7545 Email: rentdepoist@richmond.gov.uk

  5. Short Term Leasing We need vacant unfurnished properties of good standard. • Benefits for the landlord A full professional management service .... • Payment is guaranteed even if the occupiers do not pay the rent • If the tenant gets into arrears with the rent, we will pay all the legal costs of eviction • You do not need to have any involvement with Housing Benefit as we organise this • We pay you the rent even if the property is vacant The Council will: • Make the payments to you monthly in advance from the date the lease starts • Prepare all legal documentation to set up the tenancy, or to evict the tenant if necessary • Transfer utility and Council Tax accounts to the occupiers • Carry out day to day minor repairs • Provide a professional management and maintenance service, ensuring your property is looked after We can offer free of charge Temporary Accommodation Telephone: 0208 891 7545Email: temporaryaccommodation@richmond.gov.uk

  6. London Borough of Richmond London Borough Of Richmond Private Rented Sector Contact: 0208 891 7545 Email: rentdepoist@richmond.gov.uk temporaryaccommodation@richmond.gov.uk More information and contact details: http://www.richmond.gov.uk/home/housing/schemes_for_private_landlords.htm

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