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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Housing

Emergency housing and homelessness

South Tyneside Council are prioritising customers who need emergency re-housing including those who are sleeping rough, fleeing domestic abuse, or are unable to remain at their current accommodation - please do not contact us unless it is an emergency.


If you are homeless or face becoming homeless please contact the Housing Solutions Service:

  • 0300 123 6633 (between office hours 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday) 
  • 0191 456 2093 (outside office hours)

Searching and bidding on homes

You can continue to register for re-housing on the Tyne and Wear Homes website, however there will be delays in processing these applications.

You will not be able to place bids for homes in South Tyneside at the current time. For more information see South Tyneside Homes: Search and bid on homes

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