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We aim to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to live in a decent and safe home.

In this section you will find information on all aspects of housing in Aylesbury Vale.

We aim to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to live in a decent and safe home.

In this section you will find information on all aspects of housing in Aylesbury Vale.

If you use the links on the menu to the left of this page you will find information on the following:-

Housing Services - housing options for people seeking housing in the district as well as general housing advice
Moving Home - for people moving into or around the district

You can also get independent advice online on housing related issues from the Citizen's Advice Bureau advice guide. Please see the link below for more information.

In April 2013, significant changes were made to the welfare and benefits system in the UK. Changes to the rules for housing benefit for those in the social rent sector, and a complete overhaul of the council tax benefit system, will affect many residents in the Vale. For more information please see the link below on 'how will the benefit changes affect you' .

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If you are in arrears with your utility bills you need to contact your supplier straight away to arrange a payment plan to cover your ongoing costs and repay the arrears at an affordable rate. The Housing Debt Advice Team can help you with this. ...

14/04/14

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If you are worried about being able to afford to pay your rent you need to consider whether you can increase your income or reduce your expenditure to make your rent affordable. Ways to increase your income: • Apply for benefits you may be ...

14/04/14

Other sources of help and advice for debt related issues.

14/04/14

A range of downloadable leaflets offering advice in relation to housing.

10/04/14

Related links

What is Welfare Reform? The Welfare Reform Act is a law that was passed in 2012 to change the way the benefit system works. The changes will affect almost everyone on benefits but they will be introduced gradually over the next few years. A...

20/02/13

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Contact information

Telephone:

01296 585197

Email:

housingneeds@aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk

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