Housing strategies and policies A range of information on our housing strategies including the Empty Homes Strategy. Finding or staying in your home A range of information to help you find or stay in a property. Empty homes Long term empty properties can have a large impact on the local community. Improving housing standards Selective licensing, information for landlords and improving standards including grants for improvement works. Homelessness Information if you are homeless or are threatened with being made homeless. Help to pay rent Information and advice on benefits to help you to pay your rent. Green and sustainable living Current schemes, grants and services to aid with household bills in a sustainable and environmentally friendly fashion.