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West Somerset Council

West Somerset Landlord and Housing Fair

Thursday 30th March 2017 at The Beach Hotel, Minehead, 4.00pm to 8.00pm

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?
Interested in finding accommodation or downsizing?
Do you need financial help to buy your first home?
Would you like to find out more about becoming a landlord?

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

The Fair is open to anyone from West Somerset, Taunton 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
  • Advertising your accommodation for FREE.
  • Subsided loans for first time buyers
  • Downsizing to more affordable social housing accommodation
  • Finding accommodation to rent privately 
  • Accountancy advice from Albert Goodman and legal issues answered by Pardoes Solicitors
  • Landlord Fire Safety advice and information – FREE Smoke detectors and Carbon Monoxide detectors available to current Landlords (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Smart meters

Informative talks including legal advice and tenancy law, getting the most from your empty property, the benefits of Landlord Accreditation and smart meters.

Come along to find out how about the wide range of EDF funded Housing Initiatives can help you!

Light refreshments and the opportunity to participate in a free draw are available.

For more information, please contact Beccy Brown Housing Initiatives Officer, West Somerset Council. Telephone 01984 635314, E-mail: