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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find information about community support and our services during the coronavirus pandemic, on our information for residents pages, our information for businesses pages, and our community support hub page which has guidance to help coordinate community organisations.

See a summary of our Local Outbreak Control Plan and read our frequently asked questions. 

Housing Advice

This page shows information. You can access online services relating to Housing Advice here.

Our Housing Options Team can provide you with information, assistance and advice regarding housing. 
We also operate a Housing Advice Desk at our offices in Market Street House, Newbury

Advice for Single People
Advice for single people on housing options
Rent in Advance and Rent Deposits
Help with money required up-front to move into a rented property
Applying for a Housing Association Home
Applying for a home from Homechoice
Buying a Home - About the First Step, Next Step Scheme (Equity Loan)
An equity loan deposit scheme for first time buyers
Advice for Private Landlords and Tenants
Advice about private sector renting and dispute resolution
Housing Advice for People Experiencing Domestic Abuse
Housing options to help people affected by domestic abuse
Mortgage Advice
Our Housing Options Service can provide help and support if you're struggling to pay your mortgage

Who To Contact