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Council tenants

Garages, bike sheds and parking spaces

We manage council-owned garages, bike sheds and parking spaces.

Swapping your home

Here you will find further information regarding mutual exchanges and home swapper

Changes to your tenancy agreement

Find out what changes you can make to your tenancy agreement

Cash incentives for downsizing

Details on cash incentives for transferring to a smaller property

Right to Buy

The Right to Buy (RTB) scheme allows most council tenants to buy their council home at a discounted price.

Types of council tenancies

Information about your tenancy type with Eastbourne Homes or Lewes District Council

Council tenants handbook

Download a copy of the Tenants Handbook

Tackling mould and condensation

Find out how to tackle mould and condensation in your home

Changes to your council rent

Find out about rent changes and what they include

Living in council flats and maisonettes

Information on how to keep your shared spaces in council properties safe, as well as rules and regulations on what's expected from you as a tenant.

Noise, nuisance and anti-social behaviour

We work with residents to tackle any anti-social behaviour that causes a nuisance to others

Keeping your home safe

Find out tips to keep your home safe

Tenancy policy

Find out details of the council's tenancy policy

Tenants contents insurance

Find out what home insurance the council offers to tenants

Rent arrears messaging service

We are proactively contacting customers to prevent further action being taken towards the recovery of outstanding balances due to garage arrears. You'll receive a phone call, a text, and an email if we hold these contact details for you.

Electric vehicle charging for tenants

We understand that our tenants may want to charge electric vehicles from home by installing a charge point at the property. Please read through the following guidance to understand what you need to do before you install any equipment.