Tenancy issues

This section provides useful information and links to local and national resources relating to renting out your property. It links to information about the different types of tenancy agreements for private tenants and leaseholders, rights and responsibilities, minimum standards and where to go locally if things start going wrong. 

Useful facts

The London Borough of Camden’s Housing Options and Tenancy Sustainment Team offer a range of age specific housing options, advice and support including applying for sheltered housing, older peoples outreach service and support to stay in your current home.

‘Camden Account’ is the council’s new site for leaseholders to view and pay your leasehold service charge online. (See link below) 

Camden Federation of Private Tenants (CFPT) is an independent organisation run by private tenants and for private tenants. The CFPT work for a better relationship with landlords and agents, stronger tenant’s rights and more services for tenants. (See link below)

Did you know?

  • Camden is an inner London borough, where, according to the 2011 census, a third of households live in the private rented sector, which is a 10% increase over the previous10 years. 
  • People over 65 spend over 80% of their time at home - according to the Care & Repair UK Report: More than bricks and mortar. (See the related links and resources section) 
  • The Camden Carers Service (CCS) provides information, advice, advocacy; training and activities for any unpaid carer living, working or studying in Camden.(Visit related links and resources section)
  • The London Rental Standard is a voluntary set of minimum standards that the Mayor of London expects from landlords, managing agents and letting agents that operate in London’s private rented sector. (Visit related links and resources section)
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