Renting a home

Applying for social housing

Social housing is advertised in North Somerset on a website called HomeChoice which allows you to register your interest in properties, by bidding on up to three a week.

Looking for private rented housing

 If you’re thinking of privately renting a home, we’ve put together some information that could help you through the process.

Help for tenants

If you’re having problems with your rented property or your landlord we may be able to help. We can also offer advice if you are struggling with payments.

Help with housing costs

Find out about the support available to help you with housing costs including Housing Benefit and Universal Credit.

Find out about affordable housing

Affordable housing is any home that is not private market housing. This means it has not been bought privately or rented from a private landlord.

Housing for older people

There are many housing options available to older people including sheltered housing, retirement properties and extra-care housing.