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Housing

Find out what different types of housing options are available.

If you’re homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, you can get advice and support from Leeds Housing Options.

You might be at risk of becoming homeless because you:

  • are unable to pay your rent or mortgage
  • have been asked to leave by friends or family
  • are at risk of eviction from a rental property
  • are leaving hospital, care or prison
  • fleeing domestic violence

Find a home

Find out how to apply for homes with Leeds City Council.

They also offer help and information on:

  • applying for a council house or housing association property
  • swapping council houses
  • supported and older person’s housing
  • gypsy and traveller sites
  • new council house developments

Leeds City Council partners with various housing associations and affordable housing providers across Leeds. Housing association properties provide homes for:

  • families
  • young people
  • people living on their own
  • couples or sharers
  • homeless people
  • ex-offenders
  • people fleeing domestic violence
  • older or disabled people
  • people with mental health, substance misuse problems or learning disabilities

Apply for a housing association.

You can also view a list of local housing associations on the Leeds Directory.

Some housing associations offer affordable homes for sale through help to buy schemes such as shared ownership. You can find more information about housing associations on GOV.UK.

If you already live in a council house, you can find information for Leeds Council tenants.

This includes information on:

  • reporting repairs and problems
  • rent and money
  • your tenancy and how to manage it online
  • moving to a different council or housing association home
  • renting a garage
  • buying your council home

You can find information and guidance for landlords from Leeds City Council. This includes advice on licensing and help to rent out your property.

Last updated: 9/10/2020