Housing standards


Empty properties

In Trafford there are currently approximately 1,188 homes that have been vacant for more than six months. Find out how to report an empty property or seek assistance if you are an owner.

Accommodation certificates

We provide accomodation certificates for immigration purposes as required by the Home Office.

Houses in multiple occupation (HMO)licensing

As of 6 April 2006 all landlords and property managing agents who let large houses in multiple occupation need to apply for a licence.

Private Rented Properties

The Council enforces relevant legislation for Housing disrepair and safety hazards (Housing, Health and Safety Rating System) within rented property