Renting a garage

Council garages are available to rent to anyone living in Milton Keynes

How to rent a garage

Can I use the garage to store things?

Will I sign an agreement?

How much does a garage cost to rent?

How to get a garage repair done

 

 

How to rent garage

You can apply on-line to rent a garage using our online enquiry form  When we receive your application an officer from the Moving Home team will contact you by telephone.

For more information contact the Moving Home Team. They can also provide an application form for you to complete should you prefer.

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Can I use the garage to store things?

Yes you can use the garage to store things, the only restriction to this is that you must not store flammable or combustible materials.

You must not allow any person to reside in a garage and you must not keep livestock or domestic animals in a garage.

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Will I sign an agreement?

Yes you will sign a licence agreement (DOC, 103KB), and you must agree to the terms set out in the agreement. Identification will be required from you before Milton Keynes Council create the licence. Identification can be a driving licence or passport including a copy of a current household bill. 

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How much does a garage cost to rent?

Please note you cannot rent a garage from Milton Keynes Council if you have rent arrears for your current or previous council tenancy.

Council tenants who pay rent to the council are charged £11.79 per week for a garage. 

Private tenants, other leaseholders and owner occupiers are charged £11.79 plus VAT, this is a total amount of £14.15 each week

When renting a garage we prefer you to set up a Direct Debit.

However, payments can also be made at banks, post offices or at Paypoint outlets. Customers can pay by cash, cheque, credit or debit card or by setting up a weekly or monthly standing order through their bank. You can also make a payment on-line

If payment is not made a reminder letter will be sent. If payment is not made a Notice to Quit will be issued and arrangements will be made to replace the locks on the garage. If you do not contact us we will arrange to dispose of any items that you may have stored in the garage and recharge you for this.

We will also take action to recover the debt from you, this may lead to court action for a money judgement order, Court action may affect your credit rating and may prevent you from applying for housing in the future with Milton Keynes Council and other housing providers.

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How to get a garage repair done

Wear and tear takes its toll on garages in much the same way as it does on a house. If you rent a garage from us and you want to report a repair, please contact our repairs service centre.

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Last Updated: 16 November 2017