Homelessness and Housing Advice

See the links below for information about private tenancies, our equal opportunities statement, homelessness and general housing information.

  • Homelessness
    This service provides information and advice about housing to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Housing information and advice
    Advice to residents on all housing related issues, including private rented housing, mortgage arrears, housing rights and options after relationship breakdowns and illegal eviction.
  • Housing advice - existing private tenancy
    Our Housing Advice Service can provide help and advice to existing private on a range of issues.
  • Street homeless people over winter months
    If you come across someone you believe may be street homeless or roofless and in need of help during office hours please advise the person to attend the council’s customer service centre to submit a hostel referral form.
  • Tenancy Deposit Scheme - Next Step Lets
    Information about the private sector scheme, run by SBC, to assist people into the private sector.