Barnsley landlords are being encouraged to attend a free event to find out what services and help are available to owners of rented property in the borough.
The event held by Barnsley Council in conjunction with Berneslai Homes Property Management Service, will take place on Wednesday 29 March, 6pm - 8pm, at the Metrodome Leisure Complex, Queens Road, Barnsley S71 1AN. Doors will open from 5.15pm.
The event will provide landlords, owners of empty properties and anyone thinking about becoming a landlord in Barnsley, with the chance to find out about services on offer from the council and its partners. This includes:
- Information on applying for grants and support available from the council
- What help the Accreditation Service and Property Management Service can provide
- Up-to-date information about recent changes in the law that impact landlords
- Information and implications of licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupation, Selective Licensing and Enforcement
Speakers from organisations including Barnsley Council, the National Landlords Association, Lloyds Bank and Barnsley Residential Landlords Association will also be presenting on the evening.
Councillor Roy Miller, Cabinet Spokesperson for Place said: “This free event is a great opportunity for landlords to get all the latest advice and information on renting a property in the borough.
“We also want to encourage anyone who owns an empty property to come along and find out about the various initiatives available, to help bring empty properties in Barnsley back into use as family homes. This can include grants, support to become a landlord and even the possibility of purchasing the property.”
To book a place at the event email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01226 787 915.