The temporary traffic lights on the A167 outside the Honest Laywer at the Sunderland Bridge roadworks will be in place during rush hour today (7 July). Please avoid the area if possible as delays are likely. We're very sorry for the disruption and will be working to remove the lights as soon as possible.
Homes across County Durham are let using a Choice Based Lettings (CBL) scheme known as Durham Key Options. This scheme allocates properties through choice, giving you a greater say in where you live. It is operated by a partnership of housing providers.
Under the scheme, properties are advertised and applicants choose where they wish to live by expressing an interest in a property. This is a change to previous schemes where landlords offered properties as they became available to the applicant at the top of a waiting list.
Durham Key Options includes properties managed by:
The scheme offers:
For further information about Durham Key Options please contact your nearest housing provider or visit the Durham Key Options website.
Visit the Durham Key Options: applying page for more information on.
Most housing association tenants, have a right to exchange properties, provided that their landlords give approval. Find out more about home swaps.