Encouraging good practice

"Fit to rent" is a scheme in Cheltenham which aims to encourage good practice in the private rental market by giving approval to properties that meet required standards and a management code of practice.  The scheme recognises good quality, well managed private lettings which landlords and letting agents offer.

List of accredited properties in Cheltenham

Take part

If you would like to be considered for the scheme, please complete the Fit to Rent application form and send it to us with the appropriate documents.


The fee is £300 for a three year certificate.  If the property is a licensed HMO, you will not be required to pay.  Payment for properties can be made by cheque, online or over the telephone. Visit our payment page for further information on payment options.

If you would like to find out more information, please contact Cheltenham Borough Council on 01242 775008 or email enforcement@cheltenham.gov.uk.