Newport is a growing city with increasing demand for housing of all kinds. Use the online housing enquiry form to make general enquiries about housing in Newport.
Find a home
If you are interested in applying for a housing association property to rent or buy, or for general information about low cost home ownership, private renting, rent to buy, home exchange, housing advice and homelessness, see the Housing Options page.
Newport City Council holds a housing register in partnership with the Housing Associations; homes to rent, and affordable homes to buy, are advertised via the www.homeoptionsnewport.co.uk website (opens new webpage).
Low cost home ownership
The council works in partnership with housing associations and developers to create affordable housing for those who may be unable to afford to buy on the open market. Read more about affordable home ownership options.
Are you over 55? Interested in a new home?
There are a number of options available across the city. A range of accommodation types, with different providers, means that there is more available than you might think. See the ‘Housing for older people' pages for further information.
Information on the help available for people in Newport who are at risk of homelessness, or who are homeless.
Help to manage at home
• There is a range of floating support services from specialist providers for people in their own homes
• Grants are available to carry out adaptations to the homes of people with disabilities - read more about housing grants.
• The Supported Housing Gateway can help people into the supported accommodation that is best suited to their needs
• Short term tenancy support is available for some tenants with low level support needs, to help promote independence and prevent homelessness.
The council’s Environmental Health Housing team aims to maintain minimum housing standards and protect public health and safety in domestic premises. For information about shared housing and the landlords forum, see the Houses in Multiple Occupation pages.
The council is committed to tackling vacant properties in the private sector.
Local Housing Strategy
The Local Housing Strategy 2012-2017 sets out the main housing issues facing the city and how the council and its partner organisations will try to tackle them.