Updates from the council on coronavirus

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Covid - 19 and Landlords

Useful Links

Here are some useful links that we feel are beneficial in order to gain more knowledge and guidance during this pandemic:

For general information

Guidance for households with possible Coronavirus infection

COVID-19: cleaning of non-healthcare settings

Guidance for landlords and tenants 

Government support available for landlords and renters reflecting the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak 

Complete ban on evictions and additional protection for renters 

Landlords repairing obligations

Your tenants and money: Universal Credit during the Lockdown

If your tenant needs to claim for Universal Credit

welfarerights_team@sandwell.gov.uk

Council tax: COVID-19 hardship fund 2020 to 2021 - guidance 

Advice for Landlords carrying out Right to Rent checks during the Coronavirus pandemic

If you cannot pay your Council Tax bill on time 

The Planning Inspectorate has published guidance on site visits, hearings, inquiries and events

Advice and guidance for all court and tribunal users during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and will be updated when new advice is available

COVID-19: guidance for employees - If you are a Letting Agent or employ staff at your properties (e.g cleaners maintenance people) you may find this useful

A poster that is being used in pharmacies and GP's which you could also put around your properties as a useful reminder

Advice on meeting the regulatory requirement to secure a valid Energy Performance Certificate on marketing a property during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Announcement: New guidance on moving home