There a number of ways you can apply apply for a home with us:
1) Apply online by clicking here
and completing the online application form;
2) Download an application form
print it out and return the hard copy to any of our offices;
3) Call the Lettings Team on 0800 035 2212 to request an application form to be sent by post;
4) Call in to one of our area offices for an application form
Frequently Asked Questions
Please cick here
for the answers to some of our more frequently asked questions
Looking for a home in Bolton?....
If you would like to live in the Bolton area you can apply for the Choice Based lettings service operated by Bolton MBC known as "Homes for Bolton".
You can apply online at www.homesforbolton.org.uk
or call 01204 33 58 11 where a member of their team will be pleased to help you.
A fair & equal allocation policy
We encourage anyone who needs rented accommodation to apply. We ensure that all applicants are treated equally, regardless of their sex, age, race, ethnic origin, disability or sexuality. While many of our lettings are made on the basis of need, local circumstances are such that we are able to let homes to a wide variety of people. If you need assistance with your application contact us and we will make special arrangements to help you.
Other Housing Providers
Whilst we strive to re-house our applicants as swiftly as possible, we always advise them to register with other housing providers in the area to increase their chances of being re-housed. Please find below some information that you may find useful:
Pinpoint provides more choice across the region in selecting a home and offers you a greater opportunity in deciding where you want to live. It is a partnership between the 10 Greater Manchester Local Authorities and 13 Housing Associations.
Customers register just once with their local authority and this registration enables access to Pinpoint properties. There will still be criteria for each property that must be met before an expression can be taken.
You can still express interest in properties in your local scheme, expressing interest in Pinpoint properties gives you an additional choice. This website allows you to view and express interest in the property which you are interested in. Please be sure you meet the criteria for the property as your expression will not be accepted if you do not
If you are interested in the Pinpoint scheme please log on to www.pinpoint.org.uk
for further details. Alternatively, please contact the other providers as listed below:
Aductus Housing Harvest Housing Group Stockport Homes
Tel: 01942 608715 Tel: 0845 345 0272 Tel: 0161 474 4567
Arcon Housing Johnie Johnson Housing The Regenda Group
Tel: 0161 2144120 Tel: 0845 604 1095 Tel: 0844 7360066
Beth Johnson Housing Places for People Trafford Housing Trust
Tel: 0800 781 0401 Tel: 01204 370301 Tel: 0161 968 0172
Contour Rochdale Borough Wide Wigan and Leigh
Tel: 0845 6021120 Tel: 0800 091 2248 Tel: 01942 404091
Equity Housing Salford Homesearch William Sutton Homes
Tel: 0800 733233 Tel: 0161 909 6514 Tel: 01477 539293
First Choice Homes St Vincents Housing Association
Tel: 0800 328 7788 Tel: 01706 354640
Great Places Housing Six Town Housing
Tel: 0845 850 1966 Tel: 0161 686 8000
Whether you are looking to rent, buy or a combination of the two, this website will help to show you the options available across Greater Manchester. It will also guide you to the right place to get information and advice about other issues which will impact on the choices you are able to make.
If you register with the service, Pinpoint housing options will send you information and updates about the relevant housing products available from the Pinpoint partnership.
The Enhanced Housing Options & Advice Service has been designed so that you can access it wherever and whenever it suits you.
To register and for more information please visit
Homeswapper is the UK's largest database of people looking to mutually exchange their property with another, or "swap"
Simply register your details and Homeswapper will match properties to your requirments and will even e-mail/ text to update you!
What is JobMoves?
JobMoves is an advice and support service available to social housing tenants on rehousing options within the North of England
JobMoves helps social tenants who:
Have a job that is too far to commute
Have a job offer that would require a housing move to take up
Have an apprenticeship that is too far away from home to commute
JobMoves helps tenants with:
Advice on suitable and affordable housing options
Contacting social landlords to try and get re-housed
Applications to housing registers (waiting lists) with social landlords closer to the workplace
Joining and participating in choice based lettings schemes for consideration for suitable homes
Applications to mutual exchange schemes to consider swapping homes with another social tenant
Planning and performing the actions needed to try and find and secure a new home closer to the workplace