West Somerset Landlord Forum

Tuesday 7 November 2017 at the West Somerset Council Offices, West Somerset House, Williton from 4.00-7.00pm


  • Are you a landlord planning to improve your rental properties?
  • Would you like to earn some money from your property or spare room? 
  • Do you own an empty home and want to bring it back into use?
  • Would you like to advertise your rental property to a wider market including Hinkley workers for free?
  • Do you need to find out more about becoming a landlord?
  • Would you like to find about grants available to help improvement the heating system in your rental property?

The answers to these questions and many others can be found at The West Somerset Landlords Forum

FREE Smoke detectors and Carbon Monoxide detectors will be available to current Landlords of domestic lettings (subject to terms and conditions).
The Forum is open to anyone from West Somerset, Taunton Deane and Sedgemoor and aims to provide free information, advice and support on a range of housing subjects including:
  • Information and advice on grants of up to £15,000 (subject to terms/conditions and funding) and subsided loans to bring your empty home back into use.
  • How to earn extra money from renting out a spare room.
  • Improvement grants of up to £3000 for landlords (subject to terms/conditions and funding)
  • Becoming a landlord 
  • Grants available to landlords for upgrading rental property heating systems. 
  • Universal Credit – your questions answered.
  • Advertising your accommodation for FREE. 
  • Subsided loans for first time buyers.
  • Downsizing to more affordable social housing accommodation 
  • Accountancy advice from Albert Goodman and legal issues answered by Pardoes Solicitors
  • Landlord Fire Safety advice and information.

Informative talks including legal advice and tenancy law, getting the most from your empty property, housing standards including Homes in Multiply Occupancy, fire and space standards and amenities plus grants available to landlords for upgrading the heating systems in rental property.

Come along to find out how about the wide range of EDF funded Housing Initiatives can help you!
For more information, please contact Beccy Brown Housing Initiatives Officer, West Somerset Council. Telephone 01984 635314. Email: bbrown@westsomerset.gov.uk