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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

If you have any queries, please email us at or


Reading Family Information Service

Local Council

Reading Borough Council (RBC) can offer advice on housing issues contact the Housing Advice Service based at the Civic Offices. Register for RBC housing, information on housing associations, know your rights as a tenant, deposit guarantee scheme, information for landlords and much more, visit the RBC website for more information.

If you are homeless or you think you may become homeless contact the Housing Advice Team Tel: 0118 9372165 or visit  Reading Borough Council (RBC)  - Housing

Page reviewed February 2022

Local Organisations

Local housing advice and homelessness organisations that can help in the Reading Borough area are, 

Reading - Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)


Launchpad Reading ~ Do you need help

National Advice

Advice is available nationally from

Shelter - England

Citizen Advice Bureau (CAB) - Housing

National Homelessness Advice Service (NHAS) have advice on housing issues and factsheets available to the public. (This includes Homelessness, Eviction & Possession, Rent, Benefits & Money and Finding Accommodation & Tenancy Issues).

Please use the links on the right hand side of the screen to view their records.