Housing in Reading

Housing in Reading

Welcome to the official Reading Borough Council's accommodation search engine RENT WITH CONFIDENCE. This is a service that lets you search for private rented accommodation in Reading.

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Rent with Confidence in Reading

Welcome to the Reading Rent with Confidence (RRWC) private accommodation search engine.  You can search by property type or size, rent costs, area and availability. Once you’ve found accommodation you are interested in, use the contact details provided for the landlord or managing agent to arrange a viewing.


RRWC provides you with available accommodation to rent in Reading which have been accredited by Reading Borough Council as providing good quality accommodation and management services.


By choosing to rent accommodation that is accredited by RRWC you can be assured that:


  • The accommodation is in very good decorative repair, modernised, safe and secure

  • You’ll pay a maximum tenancy deposit of up to a maximum of five weeks rent, protected in an approved Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme

  • Gas & Electrical Safety Certificates and Energy Performance Certificates are audited by Reading Borough Council

  • Fire, Heat, Carbon monoxide detectors are fitted and checked annually

  • You will receive written and recorded inventories for check-in and check-out

  • There are no rental increases within fixed term tenancies of 12 months or less

  • Adequate storage for refuse and recycling is provided

  • Performance of landlords/managing agents is continuously monitored including target response times for emergencies and other requests