Your Council Tenancy

Tenancy Agreement

The terms and conditions of your Council tenancy are included in your Tenancy Agreement. Please refer to your  Tenancy Conditions Handbook (PDF 563KB) 

It is important that you fully understand your responsibilities as a Council tenant.

If you have any queries regarding your Council Tenancy Agreement please contact

Welcome Pack

The following useful information comprises your "Welcome Pack"

Welcome Letter (PDF 252KB)

Your New Home ( PDF 49.4KB)

Your Rights as a Council Tenant (PDF 949KB)

Lettable Standards (PDF 92.1KB)

Environmental Services Letter (PDF 198KB)  

New Tenant Questionnaire (PDF 164KB)

Asbestos in your Home (PDF 31.1KB)

Keep Warm Keep Well (PDF 1.11MB)

Useful Links (PDF 248KB)


Moving Out

Before you move out you must:

  • give us 28 days' written notice; you can use this Tenant's Notice to Quit form (PDF 391 KB) if you wish
  • arrange for the Empty Homes Co-ordinator to inspect your property
  • not owe any rent
  • leave the property clean and tidy; remove all belongings including carpets
  • you will be charged for the removal of any rubbish you leave behind and any damage to the property


Privacy Notice

We're required by the government to capture certain information from tenants every time we let a property and pass it onto them.  Please see the government's Privacy Notice for tenants/buyers of new social housing (PDF 168KB).

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