Thank you for expressing interest in VA’s partnership with Luton Borough Council to provide housing solutions for the community. We're excited about the opportunity to collaborate with you and support our local residents in need.

Below, we've outlined the key details of the partnership package, which may be customised to meet your specific requirements and property.

What The Scheme Offers

Luton Borough Council offers competitive incentives to landlords who participate in the scheme.

These incentives include:

  • As close as 5% below market rents
  • £1,000 cash incentive for 4 and 3 bed properties and £500 for 2 bed properties
Property Size Market Rent PCM 5% Below Market Rent PCM
4 bed £1,800 £1,710
3 bed £1,500 £1,425
2 bed £1,200 £1,140

Deposit and Rent Guarantee:

  • 5 weeks deposit (to be registered with TDS, DPS, or MyDeposits)
  • One month rent in advance
  • Rent shortfall in advance for tenancy term (Difference between Local Housing Allowance & Rent agreed will be paid to the landlord at the start of the tenancy)

Additional Benefits:

  • Licence Fee paid (if applicable)
  • Up to £300 towards first year Rent Guarantee Insurance
  • Dedicated Officer to assist landlord during tenancy

VA Services & Compensation

Our management route is strongly advised for a specialised service.

For Property Management:

  • Receive VA qualified tenants, minimising risk and ensuring peace of mind
  • Earn More: VA offers you 70% of the landlord incentive
  • Transparency: 30% of the council incentive will cover VA's administration and tenant processing fees.
  • Direct access to Luton Borough Council Senior Management to address any concerns or queries promptly
  • Frequent inspections: 30, 60, and 90 days into tenancy and then bi-annually to ensure both the tenants and your property are well looked after
  • Comprehensive Property Management: The VA team will handle tenant communication, rent collection and maintenance issues to ensure a hassle-free experience for you as a landlord.
  • Guaranteed Peace of Mind: Enjoy property management at a competitive fee

For Tenant Find Only:

  • Receive VA qualified tenants, minimising risk and ensuring peace of mind
  • Earn Rewards: VA rewards you with 40% of the council incentive
  • Effortless Process: 60% of the council incentive will cover VA’s administration and tenant processing fees.

Terms & Conditions*

The scheme is subject to terms and conditions, including but not limited to the following:

  • A VA property valuation
  • Your property must meet standards of structural/cosmetic condition to achieve 5% below market rate
  • All landlord safety certificates are valid (as normal)
  • If tenant does not qualify for rent guarantee £300 is NOT payable

Personal Information

Subject to terms and conditions