The council is proposing to introduce a new scheme for private
landlords which will improve problem properties and benefit the
Selective Licensing requires the owner or managing agent of all
privately rented properties in a designated area to have a
To obtain a licence, the applicant must:
- Meet the ‘fit and proper’ person check;
- Have satisfactory procedures for dealing with anti-social
- Allocate properties suitable for the number of occupants;
- Have satisfactory management and financial standards.
Selective Licensing will benefit the whole of the local
- Reducing anti-social behaviour
- Offering support and training for private landlords
- Providing better housing and management standards
- Improving the image and perception of the area
- Creating a positive economic future for the local community and
The council has spoken with private landlords, private tenants
and residents about Selective Licensing Scheme.
We now want to hear the views of residents in the Reeds Road
area of Huyton, which is the area we would like to introduce this
find out more information and take part in the consultation by
visiting this page.
The deadline for responses is 31 December 2012.