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Housing advice

The council offers a range of services providing information and advice on housing issues, homeless service and local housing associations.

  • Council housing
    Dumfries and Galloway Council's housing stock was transferred to Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP), in April 2003. Although the Council no longer owns and manages social housing it still has statutory responsibilities as the strategic Housing Authority for Dumfries and Galloway.
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  • Homeless service
    Homelessness is something that can happen to anyone, from all walks of life. The Homeless Service provides information and advice about housing to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
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  • Housing Support Services
    Housing support services are low level preventative and enabling services which help vulnerable people to live as independently as possible in the community.
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  • Social Housing Policy
    Housing Services is responsible for ensuring the Council's statutory responsibilities as the strategic Housing Authority for Dumfries and Galloway are met.
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  • Travelling people - sites
    Provision and management of permanent or transit sites for use by travellers within the area. Also dealing with unauthorised use of land by traveller communities.
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  • Screening Determination
    The main focus of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) is to set out how the Council intends to meet its affordable housing requirements over a five year rolling programme. The SHIP details how the affordable housing investment priorities will be delivered in practice.
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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