Ryedale District Council

Private housing advice

Help and advice on finding private rented property.

housing bronze logoFinding private housing

Finding somewhere to live in the private rented sector can be a long process. For advice on how to make the process easier, refer to the booklet below entitled "A Guide to Finding Privately Rented Accommodation".

Places to check include:

  • estate agents
  • local newspapers
  • shop windows
  • supermarket noticeboards

Housing advice

Our Housing Services Team provides advice and assistance to both landlords and tenants and they can assist in finding suitable tenants and suitable rented accommodation. To arrange an appointment or to speak to an officer please email Housing Services, visit Ryedale House or phone 01653 600666 and our Customer Services Team will assist you.

The Housing Options Housing Advice Form is available below, to download in either a Word version to complete on your computer, or a PDF to download. Making a start on completing this form will save time during your appointment and allow us to focus on your housing issues.

Attachments (downloads)
FileNo of pagesFile sizeCreated
Download this file (Housing_Options_Interview_Form_Mar15.doc)Housing Options Housing Advice Form (Word)11381 kB03-2015
Download this file (Housing_Options_Service_Standards_Feb15.pdf)Housing options service standards91381 kB04-2015
Download this file (How_to_Rent_Oct_2015.pdf)How to rent - a checklist81994 kB10-2015
Download this file (Private_Sector_Housing_Strategy_2008-2011.pdf)Private sector housing strategy 2008-201154225 kB01-2014

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