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Council tenants

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We have approximately 11,000 tenants throughout the East Riding. 

This section provides advice and information for our tenants on their tenancies and the services we provide for them.

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Your tenancy

Information about your conditions of tenancy, paying your rent, joint tenancies, taking over a tenancy and ending your tenancy.

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Repairs and maintenance

Information about repairs, planned maintenance and improvements.

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Improvements and alterations

Information about getting permission to make alterations to your council home, applying for permission and claiming compensation when you end your tenancy.

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Home insurance

Information about needing home insurance and how to get home contents insurance through the council.

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Nuisance behaviour

Explains what nuisance behaviour is, how to complain, confidentiality and what we will do if you make a complaint.

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Adaptations for disabled occupants

Explains what adaptations are, how to request an adaptation, how long they take and if you have to pay.

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Tenant participation

Information on how to get involved with our housing service, residents associations in your area, the East Riding council tenants forum including how to join and when the forum meets, and how to keep up to date with what goes on in housing.

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Moving home

Information about transfers, mutual exchanges and sheltered housing.

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Buying your home

Information on how to buy your council home, how much it will cost, how long will it take to buy, becoming a leaseholder and selling your council property once you have bought it.

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Keeping you informed

Tells you where to get a copy of our 'Homing In' newsletter, annual report to tenants and tenants forum highlights.