Housing grants and loans

The Council offers a variety of grants for people on low incomes to help ensure homes in Reading meet the decent homes standard.

For details of all grants and loans visit www.reading.gov.uk/homeimprovementgrants

or call the Council’s Private Sector Housing Team on 0118 937 2562.

Home Fire Safety Checks

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is offering FREE home fire safety checks which can significantly reduce the risk of a fire starting in the home to anyone:

  • who is over 65 years of age
  • who has mobility issues
  • who receives support from social services or other care agencies
  • who has any sight or hearing impairment
  • who receives oxygen treatment at home

Email: safeandwell@rbfrs.co.uk

Freephone: 0800 587 6679


Page last reviewed: 22/02/2024

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Contact the Team

Family Information Service

fis@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

SEND Local Offer

localoffer@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

Adult & Carers Support

CSAAdvice.Signposting@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3747 0118 937 3747
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