Local Authority Housing Services
Working closely with Local Authories Lenwell have assisted in mapping out a process to ensure those seeking housing benefit assistance are able to move smoothly through the system and with the use of centralised systems and funded through a Housing Benefit subsidy, we look to underwrite the cost of dilapidations and rent arrears, enabling the Local Authority to budget for a known cost.
Properties are procured from private landlords on long leases, for which the landlords are paid a guaranteed rent.
We operate in the Beds and Northants region within the UK but, subject to minimum contract sizes, are able to work anywhere within the UK:
Lenwell can then further assist local authorities in the following ways:
- Providing information on the private sector potential for temporary accommodation
- Working with local authorities to assist with the implementation of the forthcoming housing benefit changes
- Helping local authorities with their temporary accommodation and homelessness strategies
- Designing bespoke solutions that meet local authority priorities
As the representative of the Private Rental Sector on the board of the Luton Housing Partnership, Lenwell are already actively contributing towards formulating a strategy to meet the 'housing' objectives of the Community within the Local Area.
Lenwell Property Services is constantly striving to improve its service through accreditation as well as membership of reputable trade bodies and is currently has membership of the following: