Applying for a Council home

We are the largest landlord in Darlington with a wide range of properties available across the Borough. We offer well maintained properties for rent that can meet a range of needs.

Renting a home from Darlington Borough Council couldn’t be easier, we offer a wide range of properties including family homes, bungalows, flats, apartments and sheltered schemes.

House With Tick Small No Deposit/No Admin Fee

House With Tick Small Dedicated 24/7 emergency repair service

House With Tick Small Trusted management service

House With Tick Small White goods service

House With Tick Small Good value homes across the borough

House With Tick Small New properties for 2017/18


An example of new Council Housing
An example of new Council Housing


Apply online for council housing

We can help you every step of the way with high quality homes for rent in your area of choice, see what is available this week [pdf document]

Before you can bid on a property you need to apply online [external link]

A new tenant receiving their keys

We can provide you with a personal service from dedicated Housing Officers, who will offer you advice and support to manage and sustain your tenancy. We offer a comprehensive Welfare Benefits advice service, including advice on benefits, maximising your household income and finances, as well as advice on fuel debt and tariffs, and switching providers.

If you need assistance please call into the Town Hall where computers are available.