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Whether you need to find a new home because your family is growing or there’s been a change in your circumstances, it’s best to consider all the options that are open to you.

Below are the options that you could consider and it is worth looking at these one by one to see if they are a realistic option for you.  The right one for you will depend on what you and your household need, want and can afford.

Click on the options below to view further information.

Renting privately

Renting a home in the private sector from a landlord or lettings agent.

Housing register and Home-Link

Applying to the council’s housing register and information about how housing association properties are let through Home-Link.

Buying a home 

Buying your own home.

Help to buy and home ownership schemes

Buy a share in your home and rent the remainder.

Sheltered housing and support at home

Housing for older, disabled or vulnerable people.

Housing advice

For further information on the options available to you please contact our customer contact centre on 01480 388388 or email us at