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Support with homelessness and housing needs and information for council tenants and leaseholders, landlords and private tenants
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Have you previously been told you are unable to join Brent’s housing register because you were homeless?
The council has reviewed it's Housing Allocations Scheme to give reasonable preference to all applicants occupying insanitary or overcrowded housing or otherwise living in unsatisfactory housing conditions. We are aware that a number of applicants have been unable to join Brent Council's housing register and we are taking urgent steps to correct this. If you have previously applied and were not given any priority and your circumstances remain the same as stated in your original housing application, please email:

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Housing options

Find what housing options are available to you, from council housing, to low cost home ownership

Housing assistance

If you are homeless, or are at risk of becoming homeless, see how we could help

Renting in the private sector

The easiest way to find a new place to live can often be to rent somewhere from a private landlord

Council tenant services

Pay your rent, report a problem and get information about living in a council property

Council leaseholders

Find information on your lease, service charge and major works


Find out about licensing your property, your responsibilities, the Landlord Portal and groups and forums you can join

About Housing

An overview of the heads of service and housing strategy

Building a better Brent

Brent is committed to providing local people with suitable housing that meets their needs. We are investing heavily in building new social and affordable homes, as well as improving many of our existing estates.