Accessibility statement for

This accessibility statement applies to the NI Houses in Multiple Occupation website.

This website is run by Belfast City Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

Feedback and contact information

If you need further information please email:

We'll consider your request and get back to you.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

Enforcement procedure

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’) in Northern Ireland. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your request or complaint, please call ECNI on 028 9050 0600 and ask to speak with one of their Discrimination Advice Officers in their Legal Division, or email

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

If you need to contact the NIHMO Unit, please email or call us on 028 9027 0414.
We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.
Text Relay for people with a hearing loss: (18001) 028 9027 0414
SignVideo for Sign Language users:

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Belfast City Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Non-accessible content

Not applicable.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

There are currently no WCAG 2.1 A/AA non-compliances.

Disproportionate burden

Not applicable.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

Not applicable.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

Ahead of any software updates being released, an assessment of WCAG Accessibility Requirement compliance will be undertaken, to ensure that we do not introduce any further non-compliances.
Periodic review of outstanding non-compliances will also be undertaken to determine remedial updates which can be made.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 26 Jan 2022, based upon testing a sample number of pages, using auditing software ‘OnDemand Web Suite’ by Power Mapper (recommended by W3C Web Accessibility Initiative), and the Chrome Dev Tool extension ‘Lighthouse’. It was last reviewed on 25 Jan 2022.

This website was last tested on 25 Jan 2022. The test was carried out by Idox