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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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You can find a property to rent by going to letting agents or by finding a landlord who will let their property directly to you. You will usually need a deposit, at least one months rent in advance and references.

15/09/14

Image of Green Deal Household - Click here to view this item

The Green Deal helps you make energy-saving home improvements, like insulation, to make your home more comfortable. This scheme lets you pay for some or all of the improvements over time on your electricity bill. Repayments will be no more than what a typical household should save in energy costs.

08/09/14

The National Landlords Association's Accreditation Scheme replaced the Aylesbury Vale Landlord Accreditation Scheme in June 2013. The accreditation scheme is an excellent way for you to improve your knowledge and demonstrate t...

27/08/14

The landlord forum is a regular event which gives landlords and letting agents the opportunity to interact with each other and to engage with council officers. Previous events have included presentations from high profile speakers that provide inv...

27/08/14

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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