We will allocate points to you and inform you of the size and type of property you are eligible for.
Main points are given for:
Assessed medical/welfare/social need to move
Living in at least 1 of the defined poor housing conditions
Homeless (as assessed by the Homelessness Unit).
In order to award you the additional points you must meet the main preference groups above.
Additional points are given for:
Applicants with a proven link to Southampton
Applicants with little money to meet their own housing needs
Existing city council tenants
Second household members with a medical/welfare need to move
Living in 2 or more of the defined poor housing conditions.
Exceptional Points are given for:
Under occupying city council tenants
Management transfers (4 month period only)
Short term points (4 month period only) urgent medical/welfare grounds, homeless in temporary accommodation
People with an assessed social need to move to a particular area to avoid poverty.
How many points am I eligible for?
To get an idea of the points you may be eligible for, have a look at page 5 of the document 'Homebid Lettings Policy', found at the bottom of the 'Council Housing - how to apply' page.