Sunderland has an aspiration to be "the most liveable city in the UK". The quality, type, choice and condition of housing we have available will therefore be crucial to the achievement of this aspiration. Use these pages to find out how we can achieve our aspirations and to link with our partners.
Advice on all housing issues, including homelessness prevention.
If you have difficulty living in your home through age or disability we can help you live independently.
Housing associations and co-ops
A number of housing associations provide social housing in the city, they are also known as registered providers.
Improvements and repairs
The Handyperson Service helps vulnerable residents with small jobs in and around the home and garden.
Land and premises
Housing land availability and development issues.
Multiple occupancy homes
The Housing Act 2004 defines a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) as living accommodation occupied by persons who do not form a single household.
Housing and neighbourhood renewal
Managing the improvement of housing conditions and standards.
Supporting Sunderland's housing vision.
Private housing - area renewal
Sunderland City Council has three renewal areas currently subject to regeneration.
Extra Care housing
Extra Care housing provides independent living for people over the age of 55.