The Council tries to ensure that a range of options are available to meet the housing needs of all of Erewash residents.The Housing Options Team works to help those in any form of housing need. It provides advice on securing a privately rented home, mortgage rescue, low-cost home ownership and social housing. 

There is some useful guidance on how to rent on the Gov.uk website. 

NB Landlords, agents and tenants should note that the Tenant Fees Act comes into force on 1 June 2019 which bans lettings fees for tenancies. 

Guidance for landlords and agents

Guidance for tenants

If you need assistance with finding somewhere to live there are a range of options available to you which include:

Keeping your Home

If you are finding it more and more difficult to keep your home, then we may be able to help with access to:

  • Mortgage Rescue Scheme

  • Money advice

  • Mediating with landlords or mortgage lenders

  • Talking to family and friends

  • Homelessness services

Whatever the issues may be, don't ignore the problem.  It won't go away and the longer you leave it the worse it will get. Arrange an appointment with us as soon as you feel you are having any housing difficulties.

You can contact us on Tel: 0115 907 2244 ext 3590 or email: homelessness@erewash.gov.uk