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Housing

Information on housing services in the authority, including council housing, information on benefits, private housing sector and homeless service.

Council tax

Council tax is a tax on domestic property which is collected by local Councils. We use council tax to part fund some local services such as rubbish collection and roads maintenance.
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Benefits, grants and support

Information on council tax benefit, council tax discounts/reductions and housing benefit including eligibility and criteria for applications. Also procedures for benefit fraud investigation and information about benefits when hospitalised.
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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.
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Private sector housing

Our Council works with private landlords, tenants and homeowners to improve access to decent affordable housing in the private sector across Dumfries and Galloway. We are committed to ensuring that all private accommodation is in a good state of repair and safe for occupants to live in.
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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