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Private tenants


If you are looking for a home to rent or you are having difficulties in your rented home contact the Housing Options Team. They can provide help advice and assistance in securing a privately rented home or help you resolve issues such as:

  • Landlord / Tenant issues
  • Rent arrears
  • Debt issues
  • Tenancy Deposit
  • Possession proceedings - what to do if you receive a notice to quit, court order or summons, bailiffs warrant
  • Relationship breakdown
  • Mental health problems in the home

How to request help and advice    

  1. Use the contact details on the right
  2. Visit the Main Council Offices in Narborough
  3. Visit the Civic Centre, Braunstone Town
  4. Visit the Citizens Advice Bureau


Renting from a letting agency

Check list when speaking to a landlord or letting agency

Energy Efficiency Advice

Frequently Asked Questions

Inventory Example

Furniture and Furnishings (fire) (Safety) Regulation 1988

Assured and Assured Shorthold Guide for tenants
Protection against illegal harassment and illegal evictions

Landlord repairs responsibility

Choosing a home to rent checklist

Choosing a home to rent guidance

Tenancy deposit scheme

Gas Safety guidance

Looking for a home

Related pages on this website 

Local housing allowance 

External websites

Citizen’s Advice

Consumer Credit Counselling Service
National Debt Line

Pay plan


Pension Credit

Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit 


Housing Options
Blaby District Council
Council Offices
Desford Road
LE19 2EP

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0116 272 7770
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Out of hours:
0870 238 5057
Homelessness emergency number
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0116 275 0368
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0116 284 9786
Last updated: 08 February 2017

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