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Housing & Council Tax


Apply for Council housing

Council housing - find out how to get on the housing list and apply for Council housing.


Pay your rent

We offer different ways to make paying your rent as easy possible.


Report a repair

Request a repair or maintenance to your Council home.

Council tax benefit

Council Tax Support

Council tax benefit is changing - find out how this may affect you.


Housing grants and loans

Grants for first time buyers, empty properties and energy efficiency.

South Tyneside Homes

South Tyneside Homes

Council housing in South Tyneside is managed by South Tyneside Homes.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit

Since 22 February 2016, Universal Credit has began to be rolled out throughout South Tyneside. Find out more about Universal Credit and how to apply.

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Warm Up North

A regional project to improve the energy efficiency of homes across the North East.

Housing fraud

Housing fraud

Help stop housing cheats. If you suspect someone of housing fraud, let us know.


Houses in Multiple Occupation

Find what a house in multiple occupation is, about licences and regulations they need to abide by.


Accessing basic broadband

A new scheme has launched to help pay for the installation costs of satellite broadband for residents.