Call for landlords to join White Horse Lettings
Landlords with properties to let in Oxfordshire are being encouraged to sign up to White Horse Lettings.
Run by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils, White Horse Lettings offers long-term rental accommodation to people on the housing waiting list. Around 250 landlords are already registered but more are required to provide much needed homes for families on lower incomes.
White Horse Lettings is looking for good quality flats, houses and rooms, and tenants are ready to move in. All tenants are carefully vetted beforehand to make sure they are suitable.
White Horse Lettings staff are part of the councils’ housing advice team with many years’ experience in managing rental homes and providing accommodation. They support landlords throughout the tenancy and all services including paperwork, inventories and tenancy advice are free of charge.
Cllr Elaine Ware, Cabinet Member for Housing at Vale of White Horse District Council, said: “There’s a real need for rental homes in southern Oxfordshire for those on low incomes. Anyone who lets their property out via White Horse Lettings will play a big part in helping us tackle this important issue.”
Cllr Elizabeth Gillespie, Cabinet Member for Housing at South Oxfordshire District Council, said: “White Horse Lettings is a free service provided by our experienced housing team. They do all the paperwork and checks, and will make sure that only people who are suitable for your property move in.”