Anyone who has been accepted onto the Bristol Housing Register will be able to use the service. To apply to join the Housing Register you must be over 16 years of age.
You will need to complete an application form, which can be obtained from any Customer Service Point or you can complete an application on-line. The application form enables you to apply for a Council or Housing Association rented home. For details on how to contact us and our opening hours click How to contact us.
Along with your application form you will be asked to provide the following documents:
Before you are offered a property you will be asked to provide further documents to support your application. We will tell you what documents to provide and when to provide them.
All documents provided must be originals, up to date and valid.
Once the documents are received your application will be assessed and placed in the appropriate band. Click Prioritising Applications for more details on our banding scheme.
You cannot use this service if you have not completed an application form and been accepted onto the housing register.
There are also some people who will not by law be eligible to join the housing register. These are:
For more detailed information contact the HomeChoice Bristol Team or one of the Customer Service Points.