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Useful links

Links to internal pages and external sites

Pay your rent – online rent payments

Neighbourhood Services – find details about our neighbourhood services

Lettings Team – looking for a new home?

Our publications – download our latest publications

External links:
The links below have been provided to help you find related information. Please note that irwell valley homes is not responsible for the content of any of the sites listed.  

Communities and Local Government, Housing
The aim of the Department for Communities and local Government is to provide everyone with a decent, affordable home.

The Chartered Institute of Housing
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is the professional body for people working in housing.

Citizens Advice Bureau
Housing advice from the Citizens Advice Bureau.  

The Tenant Participation Advisory Service for England is a national non-profit making organisation that provides information, advice, training, consultancy, seminars, and conferences on all aspects of involving tenants in their housing management. 

Housing Ombudsman Service– Deals with disputes between landlords and tenants in England. “Aims to provide a fair and effective way of dealing with complaints against member landlords from people who receive their services.  

Inside Housing - Web site of the weekly magazine Inside Housing. Features a searchable archive.

National Housing Federation – This is a web site which includes a breakdown of housing statistics for every area of England as well as information on waiting lists, empty homes, homelessness acceptances etc. It tries to keep up to date with analysis of recent government policy that is relevant to its members. Home of the National Communities Resource Centre, providing training and support to tenant and resident groups across the UK.  


Local Authorities:

For more information on your local council on the details below.

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
Tel: 01204 33 66 3

Rossendale Borough Council
Tel: 01706 252 537

Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
Tel: 0161 253 7010

Salford City Council
Tel: 0161 909 6500

Manchester City Council
Tel: 0161 954 9000

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Tel: 0161 342 3757

Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
Tel: 0161 912 4913

Pendle Borough Council
Tel: 01282 661 753

Rochdale Borough Council
Tel: 01706 647 474

Lancaster City Council
Tel: 01524 582 000