Anyone can apply to join the housing register, but to be accepted onto the register, you must meet our eligibility criteria which is as follows:

  • You must be 16 years or over
  • You must not be subject to immigration control
  • You must pass the habitual residence test
  • You and your household must be resident in the UK, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or the Republic of Ireland
  • You or your household must not be guilty of unacceptable behaviour which would make you unsuitable to be a tenant

 For further information on our eligibility criteria for joining the housing register, please see our allocations policy.