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Private Housing

Leicester City Council provides a range of advice and support services to private tenants, landlords and owner/occupiers living in the city. This includes a range of services to ensure that private rented properties in the city are safe for occupation and in good repair.

The Private Sector Housing Group is responsible for maintaining standards in houses in multiple occupation and hostels as well as rented single family properties.

Leicester City Council also provides a range of services to homeowners. The key aim of the Private Housing Renewal Strategy is to improve private sector housing through the continuous development of housing renewal and other strategies and policies.


People seeking accommodation to rent in Leicester may be able to apply for a council or housing association property using Leicester HomeChoice.

However if you do not fit the eligibility requirements for this scheme you could become a private tenant using the LeicesterLet Home Finder scheme

You can also view private rented properties to let from local landlords and letting agents using


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