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There are more people looking for council homes in Dudley than there are properties available. As a result, you may experience a long wait before we are able to find you a home. We recommend you also consider other housing options.

There are different options that may help to meet your housing needs. You can also see related documents at the bottom of page for further information.

Applying for council housing

Find out who can apply for council housing, how to apply and search for council homes and flats in Dudley

Council housing and Housing Associations

Find out about council housing and housing associations, what to do if you want to move home.

Renting privately

If you rent from a private landlord, there's lots of choice - including houses, flats, studio apartments, bedsits, and rooms in shared housing. Properties may be managed by a private landlord, or by a letting agent, and may be furnished or unfurnished.

We can give you guidance on the legal standards for private rented housing, advice on how to go about finding a property to rent and what to do if you have problems with your landlord.

Help to Buy and shared ownership

Help to Buy is a range of low cost home ownership and discounted market rent products developed to make home ownership more affordable and help you get a foot on the property ladder. Orbit Help to Buy Agents provide a one stop shop service to people interested in any of the Help to Buy products within the West Midlands. You can find more information about the schemes and details about how to apply at the Orbit Help to Buy website.

Alternatively you can contact them at:

Orbit Help to Buy Agents
Garden Court, Harry Weston Road
Binley Business Park,
Coventry CV3 2SU
Tel: 03458 50 20 50

Extra care housing

Extra Care housing is a type of purpose built housing scheme to enable people over 55 who want to continue to live independently but with the added benefit of care and support as and when it is needed. 

Supported housing

Dudley Council and selected registered social landlords offer housing schemes for older people that give the freedom of living independently with help close by if needed. Some supported housing is advertised on the Dudley at Home website.

:: more on supported housing

Private homes for sale

Want to own your own home? Dudley Council is delivering quality homes for private sale.

If you have lost or are worried about losing your home the Homelessness Prevention and Response Team at Dudley Council can offer assistance to help you resolve your housing problems whether you are a homeowner, renting, or living with friends and family.