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Housing

An empty home costs its owner thousands of pounds in maintenance, utilities charges, lost rent and council tax. We can offer advice on how to prevent this.
The Benefit Cap applies to the combined income from the main out of work benefits, plus Housing Benefit, Child Benefit and Child Tax Credits
Our Housing Strategy outlines the housing needs of the District, sets housing targets and gives guidance on where new affordable housing should be built.
Our Housing Advice Team offer free impartial advice to residents and landlords to help resolve their housing problem
This page is to provide information to the public, other organisations and people sleeping rough
Under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, certain public authorities have a statutory duty to refer service users they believe to be homeless or threatened with homelessness within 56 days to their local housing authority.
A Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is for essential adaptations to help you live safely and independently in your home.
Discretionary Housing Financial Assistance (DHFA) may be given to help people live safely and independently in their homes where their needs cannot be met through a mandatory grant.