New application forms submitted will be assessed in date order of receipt; from the earliest received first.
All housing applications will be assessed and if accepted, placed in one of four bands.
Band A: Reasonable Preference plus additional preference (very urgent need)
People who have a reasonable preference and are granted additional preference (very urgent need to move). All applications in this band will be reviewed after six months.
Band B: Reasonable Preference categories - Urgent Housing Need
People who need to move and fall within one of the reasonable preference categories. All applications in this band will be reviewed after annually.
Band C: Reasonable Preference Categories - Housing Need and applicants aged 55+ with no Housing Need interested in Sheltered Housing
Households one bedroom overcrowded and certain homeless households (those with a reasonable preference but who do not qualify for a Band B award). All applications in this band will be reviewed annually.
Band D: Number of refusals on reasonable offers of accommodation has been reached
Want to move – no reasonable preference but qualify for other specified reasons.
Once your application has been assessed, you will be contacted by email with the decision.