Renting a property

The quickest way to secure accommodation is through the private sector, as not all applicants will be successful in obtaining social housing.

To look for a home go to:

Estate agents will charge fees for setting up the tenancy and are likely to carry out credit checks prior to agreeing a tenancy, so please ask to ensure these are affordable for you. They will also want a deposit (normally 6 weeks rent) and the first month’s rent in advance.

The council offer a deposit scheme, which may be able to assist you with a deposit and first month's rent through our White Horse Lettings Scheme. This is a loan scheme so for more information to see if you are eligible, please contact the housing team.

Last reviewed: 08 - 12 - 2015

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