Applying for a home

How to apply

The council has changed the criteria to determine who does and does not qualify for an allocation of housing. To avoid disappointment it is recommended that applicants are aware of the council’s admission criteria.

Once you have read the guidance, download the housing application form.

Application forms are also available from:

Applicants must complete the housing application form in full and provide all the requested documentation. Failure to do so will result in the application being rejected.

Applicants who want to apply for shared ownership only should download and complete the shared ownership application form.

Please note, these files may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. If you have problems accessing or completing these forms please telephone 01753 475111. 

Homeseekers newsletter

This newsletter has information about the number of homes it has allocated annually and the number of applicants on the housing register. It also contains advice on other housing related services.