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Private sector housing

We promote safe and healthy homes for all private (non-council) residents in Westminster.

Houses in multiple occupation (HMO)

Guidance, information and documents to apply for a HMO licence.

Private tenants

You can find out about your rights as a Private tenant and how we ensure you have a safe and healthy home.


Read about your duties as a Landlord and make a payment if you have a Housing Act Demand Notice or Housing Civil Penalty Notice.

Housing Standards Taskforce

Report a rogue landlord or agent, and see how we are protecting vulnerable residents.

Building safety programme

Read the steps you must take to ensure your building is safe and compliant with government regulations.