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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

Organisation Address Main tel number Website
Accent Charlestown House, Acorn Park Industrial Estate, Charlestown, Shipley, BD17 7SW  0345 6780555
Alpha Homes Thursby House
1 Thursby Road
Croft Business Park
CH62 3PW
0151 346 1598
Anchor Aldermanbury House, 2 Godwin Street, Bradford, BD1 2ST 0300 123 7085
Broadacres Mount View, Northallerton, Standard Way Business Park, North Yorkshire DL6 2YD 01609 767900
Canopy Canopy Housing Project
66 Burley Lodge Road
 LS6 1QF
0113 294 6868            
Clarion Housing Holme House
Manor Lane
Holmes Chapel
0300 100 0303  
Connect 205 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4HS 0300 5000 600
Habinteg Chapman House, Unit1 Adwalton Business Park,132 Wakefield Road, Drighlington, Bradford BD11 1DR   01132 859 340
Hanover Hanover
North Regional Office
Dove Court
Bolton Street
0113 278 4506                    
Home Group Knight House, 2 Sandbeck Court, Wetherby, LS22 7BA 0300 1310015                        www.home
Housing and Care 21 9 Avro Court, Ermine Business Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6WG 0370 192 4000     
Leeds & Yorkshire HA 2 Shire Oak Road, Leeds, LS6 2TN 0113 278 3335        
Leeds Federated HA Arthington House, 30 Westfield Road, Leeds, LS3 1DE 0113 3861000
Leeds Jewish HA
Stonegate Way
Queenshill Avenue
LS17 6FD
0113 2034910
Methodist Homes Moor Allerton Care Centre 2,Cranmer Close Leeds LS17 5PT  0113 260 6948                     
Places for People Stanley House, The Boulevard, Clarence Dock, LS10 1PZ 0113 2858900                       
Railway Bank Top House, Garbutt Square, Neasham Road, Darlington, DL1 4DR 0800 028 7428
Riverside 3 Linden House, Sardinia Street, Leeds, LS10 1BH 0345 111 0000
Salvation Army Housing Association Old Rowan, 139 Broad Lane, Bramley, Leeds,   LS13 2BE

Sanctuary Unit 6, Killingbeck Drive, Leeds, LS14 6UF 0800 131 3348
Stonewater  Lowfields Business Park, Old Power Way, Elland,           HX5 9DE 01908 628 013
The Guinness Partnership Ltd 6 Victoria Court, Bank Square, Morley, LS27 9SE 0303 123 1890.
Together Housing Group  GP House, Harrison Street, Wakefield, WF1 1PS 0300 555 5561        
Unity 113-117 Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 3HY 0113 200 7700
Wakefield District Housing Wakefield District Housing
Merefield House, Whistler Drive, Castleford WF10 5HX
0345 850 7507
York 2 Alpha Court, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York, YO32 9WN 01904 636061
Yorkshire Yorkshire Housing
PO Box 822 LEEDS LS1 9PF
0345 366 4404
Your Housing Group  602 Aston Avenue, Birchwood Park, Warrington               WA3 6ZN. n/a


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.