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Private rented properties - tenant information and support


Current economic conditions mean that more people than ever are renting rather than buying a property.

Renting a property

Make sure you're aware of what's involved in renting a property from a private landlord and your rights and responsibilities.

Property improvements

There are various property improvement schemes, grants, loans and general advice available to help private sector tenants.

  • Find out about making your home safer, greener and more efficient.
  • Access grants and support if you're struggling to pay your fuel bills, keep warm or you have mobility issues or a disability.
  • Get help to manage your property repairs.

Improving living conditions in County Durham

Find out what we're doing to make the county a better place to live.

Contact us
Housing Solutions
03000 268 000
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