On these pages you can find information about the range of housing services available in Brent, including eligibility for council housing, information about other housing options in Brent, guidance on how to look for and manage private rented accommodation, and advice about your housing rights and responsibilities. 

We can also make referrals to other specialist agencies on your behalf.

Property licensing for landlords

There are licensing schemes in Brent for landlords. Apply online for your licence.

Brent Housing Partnership

Brent Housing Partnership looks after 13,600 council properties in Brent. Pay rent or report something to be repaired through their website.

Finding a home

Who can register for housing in Brent, how to apply, and information on our partnership with housing associations.

Rent with Brent

We run a number of different schemes with private landlords and housing associations to help increase the range of good quality accommodation available in Brent.

Private renting

Renting in the private sector has lots of advantages. You will have greater choice about the type of property you live in and the location.

Preventing homelessness

Our aim is to prevent homelessness and we will give you the most appropriate advice to help you stay in your home or find a new one.

Empty properties

How you can get a grant to bring your property back into residential use - and how to report an empty property.

Mortgage and rent arrears

What you should do if you are in arrears with your mortgage or rent -  or have other debts.

Landlord and tenant advice

Information on disputes, evictions, houses in multiple occupancy, landlord's legal obligations and support for landlords.

Housing Partnerships

We work with housing associations and other agencies to make sure there are enough affordable homes in Brent.