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How to apply

You can apply for one of our housing schemes by downloading our application form.

If you would like us to email or post a form to you please complete the form in the ‘contact’ section with the appropriate contact information. Alternatively, please contact us on our main number: 01522 514444

Need some help?

Please complete the form by answering all questions as fully as possible.

We may contact you to provide us with further information if necessary. If you need to add any further pages, please make sure they are clearly marked with your name.

Please see the checklist on the final page to ensure you enclose any additional information required.

We can also arrange to visit you in your home by appointment. Our staff will always carry identification with them which will be shown to you on arrival at your home. We also ask that you do not smoke in your home two hours before, or whilst our staff or contractors visit your home.

Signing the form

This form, which is a Word Document, may be signed electronically. 

Once you have downloaded the form, you will need to select 'enable editing' to allow you to complete the form. 

Before you begin to complete the form we would recommend saving the form to your device at this point, and continue to save as you go..

Once you have completed the form you will be required to enter a signature. To do this please carry out these steps:

  • Select 'Insert' (third tab along the tool bar at the top)
  • Select 'Shapes' and under the section named 'Lines' go the last line names 'Freeform: Scribble' 
  • You will now have a cross which can be moved by your mouse or finger depending on your devise, that will allow you to draw your signature on Page 17 of the application form
  • Remember to save your form before returning your completed form.

  


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Am I eligible?

When we have a vacancy for one of our rented homes, we will either allocate from our own waiting list or for some schemes we will advertise through a local authority Choice Based Lettings system. 

If you are applying for one of our new build leasehold shared ownership homes or looking to purchase one of our existing leasehold homes from an existing leaseholder, we will contact you regarding availability.

Should be over 55

Applicants and their household must be over the age of 55 to apply

Renting your home

When renting a home with us, you will need to have sold or intend to sell your home and be able to afford the rent.

Purchasing your home

If you are purchasing a leasehold property, you will need to sell any home you own in conjunction with the completion of the sale.

Extra care housing

For our extra care housing you must have a minimum of 1 hour care and support needs per week and you must intend to use some of the communal facilities provided.

Local connection

For some of our schemes priority is given to those within the local area, and then the immediate surrounding area.

For more information

Please see our factsheets on how we let our extra care housing and our housing for older people schemes in our Useful Downloads page

Homes England
Regulator of social housing
Blue skies consortium
Dementia Action Alliance
Housing Ombudsman Service
Lincs Independent Living Partnership
National Housing Federation