Reading Borough Council - Housing Advice Service

Contact details

Reading Borough Council - Housing Advice Service
Civic Offices
Bridge Street

Public phone: 0118 9372165 (out of hours 01344 351 999)


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice on housing options with a focus on preventing homelessness. Investigation of legal duties to anyone who is homeless or threatened with homelessness. Tenancy advice for tenants and landlords. Deposit Guarantee Scheme. Referrals to other agencies offering specialist advice and support.

Target group: General Public.

Area served: Reading Borough Council area.

How to contact: Drop-in, phone the hot desk number 0118 9372165 or e-mail Subsequent contact should be via allocated Housing Advice Officer. Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm


Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 12pm - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level entrance. Lifts in building. Loop system.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.

Charity number:

Year established: 0


Public transport: Reading has an excellent local bus service serving the entire Reading urban area. See for more information.

Record last checked: 25 January 2024


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