We start assessing new applications, or reassessing changes made to existing applications, within 4 weeks of the application being made or updated. Currently we are starting the assessment process much earlier than the 4 week service standard. However, it can take longer for a decision and band award to be made on the application, depending upon circumstances of the application or if further information needs to be obtained.
It is likely to take far longer than this for you to be rehoused via HomeChoice Bristol, even if your application is awarded a high level of priority. Please see the hexmaps where you can search for property by size and area and be told the average wait time for an offer to be made Average waiting time - All Regions - Housing Options (homechoicebristol.co.uk)
Accessing council and social housing - Bristol's Big Housing Conversation
We are busy with a major review of the current Housing Allocation Scheme.
We appreciate the contribution of those who took part in the recent consultation. The outcomes of the Allocations Review will be made public soon.