Unauthorised occupation

If we suspect unauthorised occupation of a Council house our housing officer will conduct enquiries to establish the whereabouts of the tenant. If the tenant cannot be traced or does not respond to investigation by the housing officer, a legal notice will be served at the address seeking to repossess the house on the grounds that the tenant is no longer living in the house as his/her only home and is therefore in breach of their tenancy agreement. Action will follow to recover the tenancy.

We would encourage neighbours to report abandoned tenancies or unauthorised occupation to the neighbourhood housing office. Failure to do so could leave your own home at risk of damage, for example from burst pipes, and prevents people in real housing need from accessing accommodation. 

Contact Information

Housing: Kilmarnock North
Northwest Area Centre
Western Road
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA3 1NQ
Telephone: 01563 555670
Housing: Kilmarnock Central and South
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
Kilmarnock
KA1 1HW
Telephone: 01563 576618
Housing: Cumnock and Doon Valley
1 Greenholm Road
Cumnock
East Ayrshire
KA18 1LH
Telephone: 01290 427727
Housing: Irvine Valley and Ballochmyle
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
Kilmarnock
KA1 1HW
Telephone: 01563 554650
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