Information and advice on housing services provided by the Council and by Housing Associations in the Torridge area.
Our main responsibilities are:
Helping people to apply for affordable / social housing (e.g. via Devon Home Choice)
Housing Advice and Options Service (for those needing advice about their current circumstances and any difficulties with housing).
The delivery of new affordable housing (enabling) is a function of our Planning service.
A number of links to other useful housing-related web sites appear in the Related Links section on this page.
Calling all empty property owners
Did you know Torridge runs a lease scheme whereby it will lease your property from you at an agreed rent for up to three years? Click here for more details.
Westward Housing (formerly Tarka Housing)
Following a stock transfer in December 2007, Torridge Council's housing stock is now owned by Westward Housing, a not-for-profit social landlord.
Westward Housing, Tarka House, Clovelly Road Industrial Estate, Bideford EX39 3HN
General Enquiries: 01237 428080 Repair line: 0300 100 1010
If you wish to be considered for Social Housing in the Torridge Area, either with Tarka Housing or one of the other Social Landlords working in the district, please go to Applying for Social Housing.