Search for a home
The New Way to Look for a Home
Homefinder is now part of a new partnership - Tyne and Wear Homes. We've joined forces with other local housing organisations to give you greater choice in your search for a home.
To view properties or place a bid visit www.tyneandwearhomes.org.uk
In this section
Apply for a home
Before you can apply for a home online, you need to be a member of our housing scheme.
Your Homefinder service provides housing advice and assistance to anyone affected by homelessness, fleeing domestic violence, relationship breakdowns.
Find out the homes that have been let in the borough.
If you are looking to rent or advertise a home in the private sector, you will usually need to check letting agencies, estate agents or the local newspaper.
Armed Forces Community
Have you or a family member previously served in the Armed Forces, or are currently serving in the regular or reserve forces?
Supported Housing for the Under 25's
Support advice for young people living in the community
Help and Support
If you need any help or support to access or use the scheme we have a team of staff available to meet your needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions regarding Tyne and Wear Homes.
Swap your home with another tenant in Tyne and Wear or another part the country.
There are garages for rent on a number of estates in the borough.
When you are offered a home
All you need to know about our lettable standards and what you can expect when we offer you a home.
Our Lettable Standards
We want our properties to be of a consistently high standard. To achieve this we have worked with our tenants to develop the lettable standards.
Welcome to Housing Plus
Housing Plus accommodation helps older people to maintain their independence in active, vibrant settings while providing low-level support. Learn more here.
Useful Contact Numbers
A-Z of Useful contacts information for South Tyneside Homes and South Tyneside Council