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Landlord advice | Private landlords | Birmingham City Council

Landlord advice

We provide information and advice to landlords on a variety of subjects including:

  • Finding tenants
  • Tenancy agreements
  • Landlord access to tenant benefits and arrears
  • Overpayments of rent
  • Renting out houses for multiple occupation (HMOs)
  • Property inspections
  • Tenants and antisocial behaviour
  • Ending a tenancy
  • Property repairs
  • Our enforcement policy.

Request landlord advice

Read through our landlord pages for more information.

Landlord groups

There is a Landlord’s Forum Steering Group that meets each month to help the Council find better ways of communicating with landlords, for example, through the Accommodate newsletter.

You can also join the Midland Landlord Accreditation Scheme (MLAS).  All members are required to adhere to strict standards in order to gain MLAS accreditation.