Who can use the service?
Anyone over the age of 16 is eligible to join Homeseeker and apply for Social Housing; unless they fall within one of the ineligible groups set out below.
For more information on how to register, please see the Help page
Once you have completed an application form, you must provide the following documents:
Once these documents have been received, your application will be assessed and placed into an appropriate priority band.
For more details see our Prioritising applications page.
Who is ineligible to join the register?
The law states that certain people who are subject to immigration control, cannot be provided with housing through Homeseeker.
These include the following groups:
Social Housing is available to everyone (see ineligible criteria for exceptions), but it may not be the most convenient or appropriate option, with some applicants waiting many years for a property.
If you would like to know what other housing options may be available to you, you can complete the Housing Solutions Wizard.