209Private Landlords, Agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a special landlords forum later this month.

The event run by Hambleton District Council takes place on Monday 26 September at Evolution Business Centre, County Business Park, Darlington Road, Northallerton at 1.30pm.

The Department of Working Pensions (DWP) will be attending to discuss the impending changes which come into effect from 12 October which will affect people of working age in receipt of Child and Working Tax Credits, Income Support, JSA income based, ESA income related and Housing Benefit – and what this will mean to landlords and their tenants.

Environmental Health Officers will also be attending to discuss Legionnaires Testing, Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) and condensation and mould.

For further information or any landlord or agent interested in attending the Landlords Forum should contact Marion Harrison on 01609 767216 or email marion.harrison@hambleton.gov.uk.

If you are unable to attend and would like to be added to the mailing list email marion.harrison@hambleton.gov.uk.