You need to join the housing register before you can view and apply to move into available council or housing association properties.
After you've joined the housing register, you can make a bid to let us know you're interested in an advertised council or housing association property.
How to end your council tenancy if you're moving out of your property, and what else you need to do before you move
Make sure you've done everything on our checklist before you move out of your council property
If you haven't removed or repaired something you're responsible for in the property you're moving out of, we may charge you for the cost of the work
You need to tell us if anyone moves into or out of your council home
If you're a council tenant, you can receive a cash payment for transferring from family-sized or adapted housing to a smaller property
You can apply to move to a different council property if the one you're living in isn't suitable for your household
Start an application to swap homes with another council or housing association tenant, also known as a mutual exchange
Find out how to apply as the lead tenant for a mutual exchange
Sign up or log in to your Customer Online System account to check your rent, make payments or arrange to pay back debt you owe
Set up a Direct Debit to pay your housing rent each month
Pay your housing rent by card online or on the phone, set up a standing order or pay by post.
Check if you can apply for Housing Benefit or discretionary payments if you're struggling to pay your housing rent
Find your nearest council car park or garage and apply for a space
Find out if you can ask us for a repair your council home needs
Ask us to repair your council home if it's been damaged
Check if you can make a home improvement or ask for CCTV at your council home.
Apply for decorating work or materials for your council home if you're over 70 years of age or you have a disability
Apply for gardeners to visit your council home if you're over 70 years of age or you have a disability.
You can apply for council housing designed for older people if you want to live independently but need some support
Find out how we use our funding to improve the service we provide for our council tenants
Find out which type of tenancy you can get if you apply for council housing in Brighton & Hove
You can ask to keep a pet in your council home if you can look after it and make sure it won't be a nuisance to other tenants
How to insure furniture, carpets, clothes, jewellery and other belongings in your council home
Find out how we make our blocks of flats resistant to fire, and what to do if there's a fire in your building
Let us know if you've experienced anti-social behaviour or noise nuisance in your neighbourhood
Let us know about an issue in your council estate that's affecting day to day life for you or your neighbours
Let us know if you think someone is committing housing fraud in Brighton & Hove
Find contact details for all resident associations across Brighton & Hove
Find out what your responsibilities are as a council leaseholder, and how to contact us about your lease
Get an application form to buy your council home through the Right to Buy scheme.
Set up a Direct Debit to pay your leaseholder charges monthly, or pay by card online
If you're a council resident, you can ask councillors and managers about housing issues in Brighton & Hove at our Citywide Conference.
Get advice on how to save energy and check if you can get a discount on your fuel bills
If you're a council resident, you can get involved with different groups across the city to help improve the services we provide.
Contact us if you have a question about our council housing services, or disagree with a decision we've made
We're developing unused council sites to make the best use of our land and build affordable homes the city needs
We're working with The Hyde Group to provide affordable housing for families on lower incomes, through our joint venture called Homes for Brighton & Hove
If you own a former council home, you can make an offer to sell it back to us
We work with housing associations and developers to plan and create new sites to meet housing demand
Get help and advice from an energy expert to improve your home's energy efficiency and save money
Get advice about staying warm in your home to reduce the risk of health problems
Get advice on smart meters, looking after your boiler and other ways to make your home more energy efficient
If you're a housing association tenant, you can apply for a transfer from family-sized or adapted housing to a smaller property
Tell us which type of improvement you'd like to see in your neighbourhood with our Environment Improvement survey.
Find out how we can help you, and your neighbours, develop an idea to improve your neighbourhood
The Estate Development Budget can fund projects that will improve council housing owned buildings, community facilities, land or the local environment.
You can make a bid if you're a tenant or resident association or an informal group of tenants who are not part of an association.
Apply for funding if you have an idea that will improve your neighbourhood.
Once a bid is submitted the Community Engagement Team will check that the bid meets the EDB guidelines.
Involve your neighbours, get support with your bid and leaseholder contributions towards the cost of work.
Find out how to tender if you are a building contractor, tradesperson or multi-skilled worker local to Brighton & Hove.
Every few years we ask council tenants and residents their opinion on council landlord services. The results help us improve what we do and help us figure out what to fund.
We’re carrying out a stock condition survey of our housing to help us plan for future repair and improvement work to your homes.
Changes to the delivery of repairs, maintenance and improvement services for council housing from 1 April 2020 and how it will affect you.
Pay for laundry tokens, concessionary TV Licence fee and guest room charges in seniors housing and Hampshire Court car park fob or pedestrian key.
Minutes from the Leaseholder Action Group meetings for council leaseholders.
If you own an empty property and are not sure what to do with it, here are some of the options available to you.