Applying for a Council home

We are the largest landlord in Darlington. We have 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. These include family homes, bungalows, flats, apartments and sheltered schemes.

  • No Deposit/No Admin Fee
  • Dedicated 24/7 emergency repair service
  • Trusted management service
  • Good value homes across the borough
  • New properties for 2019/20

You may also be interested in our older persons housing, mutual exchange or new council housing pages


You can Apply online through Compass. You will need to register first.

View properties and apply

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

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


A new tenant receiving their keys