What is Band 2 housing?
priority housing needs
Band 2 is for priority housing needs and is for those residents who have provided evidence of making a community contribution. 49% of new successful applicants for social housing are placed in Band 2.
What is priority banding?
Bands B1 and B2 are homeless and in ‘priority need’ are living in a severely overcrowded home or living in insanitary housing as assessed and determined by Environmental Health and where remedial works cannot be completed within a reasonable period of time. are at risk of domestic violence, hate crime or other abuse.
Why has my bid skipped?
There may be times that a Housing Association decides not to make an offer to a person on the shortlist. This is known as ‘skipping’ the bid. Common reasons for skipping a bid are include rent arrears or anti-social behaviour.
What is Band 3 on housing list?
Band 3: Low priority – for example, people who are employed on a low income who also lack 1 bedroom, and people who need to move due to less severe medical problems than those in Bands 1 and 2.
Is Band D good for housing?
D – Reasonable preference: families who are overcrowded. social tenants who are under occupying. where the local authority has declared the home to be below tolerable standard.
Do you have to bid every week on homechoice?
You can bid for properties at any time during the weekly cycle – you do not have to bid on Thursday mornings. Adverts will tell you the landlord of the property, its location, size, rent and other features to help you decide which properties are suitable for you.
What does rank over 20 mean on housing bidding?
It means that you are in the top 20 bidders for that property, out of however many (sometimes more than 1,000) others who expressed an interest in that property. So you are getting near your goal of being successful on Locata provided you bid for the right properties.
Is Band 4 housing good?
The Housing Allocations Scheme uses a banding system to decide who needs housing the most. Band 1 is for people with the greatest priority and Band 4 is for people with the lowest priority. If you are placed in a higher band you will usually be housed quicker than if you are placed in a lower band.
What is the highest band for housing?
What priority will I have for housing? There are four levels of priority for housing which we refer to as Bands. The highest level is Band One, and the lowest level is Band Four. You will be placed in one of these Bands depending on your level of housing need.
What are the bands for Durham key options?
Your housing application will be placed into a band in accordance with your housing needs. Durham Key Options will look at your housing needs and place your application into one of five allocation bands. By law we must give priority to people in need and people with the highest need must have the most priority. Our bands are bands 1, 2, 3 and 4.
How does Durham key options work with DKO?
We use the policy to let properties to people who are eligible for and qualify to join our housing register. Durham Key Options is a partnership between: • North Star Housing. We are committed to: • enabling applicants to be active in choosing where to live, and • letting homes to people in greatest need.
How are properties allocated to Durham key options?
Durham Key Options will allocate properties in accordance with the published lettings policy. The only exception to this is when a property which is suitable for the elderly or is adapted is advertised, applicants with the relevant matching housing need (who are in the preferred group) will be considered first.
What is the letting policy for Durham County Council?
This document sets out the Durham Key Options choice-based letting scheme. This means it is our letting policy, so it reflects Durham County Council’s letting policy. We use the policy to let properties to people who are eligible for and qualify to join our housing register. Durham Key Options is a partnership between: • North Star Housing.