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Apply for housing


You can apply to rent a home in County Durham through Durham Key Options. This includes former council housing.

How to apply

Register with Durham Key Options

Before you can apply for a house, you must register with Durham Key Options (you only need to do this once). Once registered you'll be able to apply for housing in County Durham.

Search for and bid on homes

Once you've registered with Durham Key Options you can:

Durham Key Options

Durham Key Options includes properties managed by:    

    Home exchange, mutual exchange and Homeswap Direct

    Most housing association tenants, have a right to exchange properties, provided that their landlords give approval. Find out more about home swaps.

    In partnership with

    • Durham Key Options
    Contact us
    Housing Solutions
    03000 268 000
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