Welcome to Birmingham Choice
Social housing is a valuable but limited resource and demand for it is greater than the number of homes available. Therefore, to allocate housing in a fair and transparent way, the Council manages a housing allocation scheme, as it must do by law.
Social housing includes housing owned by the Council and by Registered Providers (formally known as housing associations). We allocate to some registered providers through nomination agreements.
Birmingham City Council implemented a new Housing Allocations Policy on 18th January 2023. A summary of the policy can be found here: Allocation Summary 2023
Housing advice and information
For advice and information of your housing options please visit Birmingham City Council's main website for Housing Advice and Information and advice. Alternatively, please see our Birmingham Housing Advice pack.
Sheltered and Extra Care Housing Schemes provide support to their residents to help them live independently for longer.
The schemes are aimed at people who can usually manage on their own, but feel safer knowing help and support is nearby if needed.
For further information on shelered and extra care housing can be found here - Sheltered and Extra Care Housing
Moving Into Your New Home
If you are successful and have been shortlisted for a property then please start to consider and plan for moving into your new home as soon as possible. Once you have viewed and accepted the property, you need to be ready and organised to move into your new home.
I’ve forgotten my login reference/password to logon. What do I do?
If you have forgotten your password(s) go to LOGIN and then select FORGOTTEN DETAILS and follow the instructions provided. A new temporary password will be emailed to you (please ensure you check any junk email folder).