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.
No Deposit/No Admin Fee
Dedicated 24/7 emergency repair service
Trusted management service
White goods service
Good value homes across the borough
New properties for 2017/18
We can help you through every step of the way and we have high quality new-build homes for rent and we may have properties available for rent in your area, see what is available this week [pdf document]
Before you can bid on a property you need to have an active housing application. You can apply online [external link] or you can print off an application form [pdf document] to complete and post to us along with your ID and address information.
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. And that’s not all – we really want our tenants to help shape our services and we offer so many ways for you to get involved. Find out more at our Customer Engagement pages.
If you need assistance or do not have access to the internet, please contact us on 01325 405333 and we will make you an appointment to come to the contact centre at the Town Hall where we will help you with your application.