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Social Housing

South Holland District Council owns and manages just under 4000 council homes. We work with Social Landlord partners to provide affordable housing for people who have a local connection to the District, who are on a low income and are unable to afford to rent a property in the private sector or to buy their own home.

  • Sheltered Housing

    Sheltered housing is provided for people over 62, or those under 62 who would benefit from living in the communal environment that Sheltered Housing provides.

  • Paying the Rent

    The simplest ways to pay your Housing Rent is by one of the following methods:

  • Evictions

    South Holland District Council will always try to assist tenants with any tenancy issues they may have whether it is rent arrears, or any other aspect of the tenancy conditions.

  • Your Tenancy

    As a tenant of a council property you have a range of rights and responsibilities. These are set out in your tenancy agreement. This tenancy agreement is a legal contract which explains the services you can expect from the council and your obligations.

  • House Exchange

    If you are one of our tenants, you can move to another house if you can arrange a swap with someone else who would also like to move. You can exchange with; another of our tenants, a council tenant from another local authority or a Housing Association or Registered Social Landlord.

  • Maintenance and Improvement to Council Properties

    Find information regarding day to day repairs, home improvements, planned maintenance and septic tanks. Please remember before carrying out alterations to your home you must gain Landlords permission.

  • Home Contents Insurance for Council Tenants

    As tenants you are responsible for insuring the contents of your home.

  • Garden Maintenance

    Your responsibilities in maintaining your council garden

  • Right to Buy

    To be eligible, you must have been a council tenant for at least three years.

  • Tenant Engagement

    South Holland District Council has a dedicated Tenant Engagement Officer, who works closely with tenants to encourage them to become involved in the management of their homes.

  • Anti-Social Behaviour

    South Holland District Council is committed to tackling Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) and supporting victims and witnesses. We know that ASB can affect a person's quality of life and that it is often targeted at those most vulnerable in our community.

  • Reporting Suspected Housing Fraud

    There are numerous types of fraud that South Holland District Council deals with. The housing department's two major areas revolve around dealing with tenancy fraud and benefit fraud.

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