Our social and affordable homes are at lower rent than with a private landlord
People who can take this option are on lower incomes and are registered with a local council.
How it works
To join a council list, you must have a household income of less than £60,000 (and sometimes match some other criteria)
Once you’re accepted on a council list in our area, you can apply for any of our empty homes in that town, city or district (which the local council says suits your household’s needs)
You’ll apply through the council’s special housing website, which is sometimes called choice based lettings
Unfortunately, although we’re building more homes all the time, there’s currently not enough social rent housing for everyone on the council lists. And sometimes people have to wait for a long time before they’re offered a home through this route