Housing

Learn how to improve your home with disability grants, other grants and loans, energy efficiency and keeping cool in hot weather.

Advice on registering for housing, sheltered housing, swapping your home and help to buy a home.

Get help and advice if you are homeless or at risk of losing your home, find out about the Homelessness Reduction Act and various duties.

Find out about the Rent with Confidence Scheme, the Deposit Protection Scheme, Right to Rent, illegal evictions and other information.

Tenancy information and paying your rent, repairs, council garages, right to buy and anti-social behaviour.

Find support and guidance on housing benefits, council tax assistance, universal credit, debt advice and supported accommodation.

Find out what to do if you have problems with blocked drains.

Reading Council is required to keep a register of people wishing to build their own homes. Add yourself to the Self Build Register.

Get help and support with rough sleeping and report a concern.

Get help and advice if you are struggling to pay your rent, council tax, mortgage, or if you have lost your job and need some advice.

Homes for Reading Limited is a professional and responsible private residential landlord wholly owned by Reading Borough Council.