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Housing Options



Welcome to the Homesearch
Housing Options wizard

This tool will ask a series of questions and then guide you through the different options you can explore to enhance your housing situation. This site is shared between the following local housing authorities Broxtowe Borough Council, Gedling borough council, Newark and Sherwood District council and Rushcliffe Borough council. It is therefore essential that when prmpted you select the correct local housing authority from the list provided as some assistance options require a local connection

Why not just wait for a Social Housing tenancy

Social housing is in great demand. There are over 5000 people on the housing register in Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe, and only around 1000 properties becoming available every year. Often people can wait a long time before being allocated a social housing property.

These housing options willl give you some alternatives to social housing that may make it easier and quicker for you to move house, or to meet your needs while staying in your current home.

What housing options are available?

There are lots of different options available but they are not suitable for everyone. Using this wizard you will be able to see which options are suitable for you. Some of the available options include:

  • Shared ownership
  • Mutual exchange
  • Social housing
  • Private rented accommodation
  • Retirement Living
  • Supported housing
  • Support services
  • Mortgage advice
  • Floating support
  • Money and benefits advice
  • Jobs and training advice
  • Adapting your home
  • Handyperson service

When you complete the Housing Options Wizard you will be able to see all the options that will suit you best and a personalised action plan will be created for you.

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