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Other Options and Support


Alternatives to council housing

We advertise Leeds City Council, participating housing association and Leeds Rental Standard (LRS) private rented homes. The Leeds Rental Standard is a badge developed by Leeds City Council that establishes an overarching minimum standard for privately rented accommodation across the city.

Further information about the Leeds Rental Standard is available at:


Useful contacts

Leeds City Council Contact Centre

The Contact Centre deals with Housing enquiries for the areas of the city linked to the One-Stop Centres and Social Care for the whole city. It also processes all applications for Disabled Parking Badges. You can contact the Centre on the following telephone numbers:

General Enquiries: (0113) 222 4444

Council Housing: (0113) 188 4000

Homelessness and Housing Options: (0113) 222 4412

For a full list of numbers and online reporting options visit:


Belle Isle Tenancy Management Organisation

Aberfield Gate

Belle Isle

Leeds LS10 3QH   

Tel: (0113) 3782188  



Leeds Housing Options

Leeds Housing Options aims to prevent homelessness by offering advice and assistance on housing and accommodation to those in housing and/or homelessness related need such as council, registered social landlords and private rented tenants. The Leeds Housing Options service offers a face to face service and also responds to queries via the telephone.


Leeds Housing Options

Leeds City Council

Merrion House

110 Merrion Centre

Leeds LS2 8BB

Tel: (0113) 222 4412 




Housing Associations/Registered Providers

Accent Yorkshire, Jeremy Downs House, Senior Way, Bradford BD5 0QB
Tel : 0845 678 0560


Affinity Sutton, Holme House, Manor Lane, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, CW4 8AF
Tel: 01477 539 250


Anchor Trust, Milestone Place, 100 Bolton Road, Bradford, BD1 4DH
Tel: 0845 140 2020


Chevin Housing Accociation – A member of the Together Housing Group, Royd House, Low Mills, Guiseley, LS20 9LU
Tel: 0300 555 5561


Connect Housing: 205 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4HS
Tel: (0113) 235 0202


Habinteg Housing Association, Ground Floor, Beech House, Woodland Park, Bradford Road, Chain Bar, Bradford BD19 6BW
Tel: 01274 853 160


Haig Homes, Alban Dobson House, Green Lane, Morden, SM4 5NS.
Tel: 0208 685 5777


Hanover Housing Association, The Wave, 1 View Croft Road, Shipley, BD17 7DU
Tel: 0800 280 2575


Home Housing, Knight House, 2 Sandbeck Court, Wetherby, LS22 7BA
Tel: 01937 588 497


Housing 21, Arvo Court, Ermine Business Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6WG
Tel: 0345 606 6363


Leeds And Yorkshire Housing Association, 2 Shire Oak Road, Leeds, LS6 2NT
Tel: (0113) 278 3335


Leeds Federated Housing Association, Arthington House, 30 Westfield Road, Leeds, LS3 1DE
Tel: (0113) 386 1000


Leeds Jewish Housing Association, 311 Stonegate Road, Leeds, LS17 6AX - 26 Queenshill Avenue, Leeds, LS17 6AX
Tel: (0113) 203 4910



Methodist Homes, Brooklands Court, Tunsall Road, Leeds, LS11 5HL
(To re-house customers over 55 years of age only)
Tel: (0113) 271 5805


Places for People, Stanley House, The Boulevard, Clarence Dock, Leeds LS10 1PZ
Telephone: 0800 432 0002


Railway Housing Association, Bank Top House, Garbutt Square Neasham Road, Darlington, DL1 4DR
Tel: 01325 482 125


Riverside Group, 3 Linden House, Sardinia Street, Leeds LS10
Tel: 0345 111 0000


Sanctuary Housing, Unit 6, Acorn Business Park, Killingbeck Drive, Leeds, LS14 6UF
Tel: 0800 131 3348 or 0300 123 3511


Stonewater (formerly Jephson Homes) Housing Association, Jephson House, Lowfields Business Park, Old Power Way, Halifax, HX5 9DE
Tel: 01422 373 855


Tangram Housing Co-operative, 76 Bankside Street, Leeds, LS8 5AD
Tel: (0113) 248 8743


The Guinness Partnership, 6 Victoria Court, Bank Square, Morley, LS27 9SE
Tel: 0845 605 9000


Unity Housing Association, 113/115 Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 3HY
Tel: (0113) 200 7700


York Housing Association, 2 Alpha Court, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York YO32 9WN
Tel: 01904 636061


Yorkshire Housing, Yorkshire Housing Dysons Chambers 12-14 Briggate Leeds LS1 6ER
Telephone: 0345 366 4404


Your Headrow Housing Group Ltd: Ingots Buildings, Cemetery Road, Yeadon, LS19 7UP
Tel: 0345 345 0272


Links to support agencies

Use the links below to get advice and help on a wide range of issues:


Caring For Life was established in 1987, when a group of Christians saw an urgent need among homeless young people in Leeds. A decision was made to develop a ministry to help these people.


The Citizens Advice Bureau Service offers free, confidential, impartial and independent advice.


The Equality and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with the responsibility to encourage equality and diversity, eliminate unlawful discrimination, and protect and promote the human rights of everyone in Britain. The Commission enforces equality legislation on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation – these are known as protected characteristics


The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for the Government's welfare reform agenda.  Its aim is to promote opportunity and independence for all.  It delivers support and advice through a modern network of services to people of working age, employers, pensioners, families and children and disabled people.


DrugScope is a UK based independent centre of expertise on drugs. They aim to inform policy development and reduce drug-related risk. They provide drug information, promote effective responses to drug taking, undertake research at local, national and international levels, advise on policy-making, encourage informed debate and speak for its member organisations working on the ground.


Foundation Housing has been leading the development of housing-related services for single homeless people in West/North Yorkshire since 1984. They aim to provide a holistic regional approach to meeting the needs of homeless people and those at risk of homelessness.


DirectGov.  The easy way to find government info and services online.


HALT Domestic Violence (Help, Advice and the Law Team) offers information,advice,advocacy and support to women who have experienced violence from a man they know. They support women through the court system and/or explore legal options.
They operate in Leeds and take referrals from women themselves, and any other organisation ie the Police, Probation, Social Services, hostels and voluntary groups.


Job Centre Plus Help and advice on job hunting, making a claim for benefit, helping you to meet your recruitment needs, information for organisations working with and alongside Jobcentre Plus.


LATCH is a self-help housing charity that runs projects working with homeless people and volunteers in Leeds. LATCH supports people to refurbish previously empty, derelict and run-down houses, which eventually become their homes.


The Leeds Addiction Unit is a National Health Service treatment centre for people with drug and alcohol problems in Leeds. The unit provides clinical, information and training services.


Leeds Mental Health NHS website provides a wide range of information on mental health and learning disability services available across Leeds.


The Market Place website for young people. The Market Place is based in Leeds City Centre and offers free and confidential services such as advice and counselling to 13-25 year olds in Leeds.


Race Action Net Website bringing together expertise and experience in tackling racial harassment and racist attacks in the home and neighbourhood. is an online parenting magazine offering support, information, and friendship to everyone who's raising kids - whatever your circumstances or income.


RELEASE provides a range of services dedicated to meeting the health, welfare and legal needs of drugs users and those who live and work with them.


The Resource Information Service is a specialist information charity. They are the leading provider in the UK of directories, websites and information systems about services for people in need.


Rethink working together to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, including schizophrenia, to recover a better quality of life.


Shelter is a national organisation with local solutions working to improve the lives of homeless and badly housed people. They provide free, professional and independent advice to over 100,000 people each year throughout England and Scotland.


St George's supports a broad range of Christian ministry and social work in the city centre of Leeds.


Unipol is a charity. They provide housing directly to students and indirectly as the central point for students looking for private housing in Leeds.


Women's Aid Federation of England (Women's Aid) is the national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children.