Information and advice for homeowners

Advice on empty homes, help paying bills and repairs and adaptations

Empty homes
At a time when homes are in such short supply, one of our biggest priorities is to reduce the numbers of empty homes in the Borough by bringing them back into use.

Help to pay the bills
If you are struggling to pay your mortgage we have information on getting help with the mortgage payments. A great way of saving money is to cut your energy costs 

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ou can also earn an income from taking in a lodger

Repairs and adaptations
If you live in a poor quality home, financial assistance may be available.  We can advise on getting help with repair bills and, if you are living in  a home that suffers from damp or condensation there are some simple solutions.

If you are disabled or elderly and find it difficult to get around your home. There is a wide range of equipment and grants available to help you to enjoy your home for as long as possible.