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Document Upload

Published: Thursday 28 January 2021

Did you know?

You can upload your documents via your account page once you have completed an application form. To do so, visit 'My Account' and click the 'Upload/Review documents' option.

Once we have seen your document has been uploaded, we will confirm and contact you if we need any more information.


Christmas Helpline...

Published: Tuesday 29 December 2020

The VCS team have collected lots of helpful information to support families over the Christmas period, please see document Attached


Freephone number launch

Published: Thursday 17 December 2020

Housing Solutions have launched a new freephone number to help those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or need advice about housing options - The New Number is 08081 968 406.


Construction started on £2.2.m bungalow development in County Durham Village

Published: Tuesday 8 December 2020

Karbon homes has announced work has started on a new affordable housing scheme in Sacriston, County Durham to provide bungalows for rent.

Main contractor Surgo has recently finished demolition work to remove a row of garages that had previously occupied one side of the site, and now swift progress is being made on the new homes project.

The new Karbon development, for residents aged 55 or over, will provide 19 two-bedroom bungalows, with 14 semi-detached and five detached.

The completed homes will make a positive and much needed contribution to the availability of affordable housing in the area. Click here to view more details.


Believe Housing Christmas Period Update

Published: Monday 30 November 2020
Believe Housing Christmas Period Update

In the lead up to Christmas, believe housing will advertise our last property for the year on 11th December with adverts closing on the 16th December.  We will shortlist, allocate and contact as many successful applicants as is possible prior to Friday 18th December which will be our last working day before Christmas.

We will re-start advertising properties from 1st January 2021 with staff available from Monday 4th January for any queries regarding your application or the adverts.  Properties that have been advertised on the 1st January will close on the 6th January 2021.