Council Housing

Latest Updates

  • office training.jpg Closed for Staff TrainingThe Housing Reception desk will be closed to the public for staff training from 9am to 10am on: Wednesday: 19th and 26th February and Wednesday, 4th... 12 February 2020
  • Cyber Security Collecting Your DataThe new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how we collect your data. 17 May 2019
  • Handshake Free Help to Find WorkBarrow have committed funds to assist people back into work. 17 May 2019
  • Support £28,265 Funding Boost for Community GroupsThe Cumbria Housing Partners Fund has granted a total of £28,264 to support ongoing work of four projects in Barrow. 17 May 2019
  • Person Holding Upset Picture Don't Suffer in SilenceCommitted to take action to support people experiencing domestic abuse. 27 September 2019
Applying for Accommodation
Find out how to register for Council accommodation.
Pay Rent
Different ways to pay your rent and how to view your account online
Your Home
Information relating to your Council tenancy including how to report a repair; neighbourhood management (estate issues/anti-social behaviour problems); disabled adaptations and downsizing to a smaller property.
Get Involved
Find out how you can get involved and have a say on the services we provide. Feedback and complaints
About Us
Information relating to governance of the Housing Service, surveys, housing policies, Housing Service performance and Equality & Diversity.
Incentive Schemes
Information on various incentive/reward schemes.
How to get advice and assistance if you are homeless or threatened with homelessness
Read 'Housing Matters' our newsletter for tenants and leaseholders

Contact The Housing Service

Borough of Barrow-in-Furness 

Housing Service 
Town Hall 
Duke Street 
LA14 2LD

Reporting Repairs:
(01229) 876578 / 876371

Rent/Arrears Team:
(01229) 876345

Lettings Team:
(01229) 876550

Estate Management Team:
(01229) 876423

Maintenance Team:
(01229) 876326

Telephone Enquiries

  • 08:30 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday

  • 08:30 – 16:30 Friday

Housing Reception at the Town Hall

  • 09:00* – 16:00 Monday to Friday

  • * Opens 10:00 on Wednesdays


  • Homeless enquiries: (01229) 833311


    Non-gas repairs: (01229) 833311


    Gas-only emergency repairs (no heating or hot water/problems with boiler or radiators): (Freephone) 0800 031 6578.