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Welcome to the Housing pages - these webpages will tell you everything you need to know about applying for a Council home, paying your rent, and how we can help if things go wrong.

Visit us on Facebook [external link] and Twitter [external link] to be kept up to date with all the latest housing news.

Hot News

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Hot News is a quarterly newsletter for tenants and leaseholders. Check out the latest edition on our Hot News page!


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Smarterbuys [external link] is a discount deal scheme designed to help you buy essential home items at massively discounted prices - a credible, responsible alternative to high interest stores and loan sharks.

Pay online using a debit or credit card or pay offline, by printing a barcode and paying at a PayPoint or post office or get affordable finance from Darlington Credit Union [external link].

Helping Hand

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Information about how we can help you carry out home repairs and about financial assistance to do so is available on the Helping Hand [external link] website.

Help to buy

The Government offers a range of Help to Buy products to assist first time buyers onto the property ladder as well as to help current homeowners to move. Time2Buy [external link], administers the Help to buy scheme in this area.