Welcome to Birmingham Home Choice. If you are ready to get started, visit our Property Site where you can view what is available this week, place bids, and manage your account.
Birmingham Home Choice is the way that the council and other Registered Social Landlords let their homes.
On this site, you will find more information about how to join the scheme, how to bid for properties and how to get support using Birmingham Home Choice.
There is a high demand for social housing in Birmingham. We strongly advise our customers to consider all of their housing options when looking to find a new home. On this site, you will find lots of useful information to get you started.
If you are a a current social tenant and want to move within the midlands you can register with Let's Swap. More information on this can be found on Birmingham City Council's website.
Register for free with Let's Swap - the free mutual exchange scheme for all Midlands social tenants
To enter into a mutual exchange, you must have a secure tenancy and have lived in your property for at least twelve months.
Birmingham City Council is changing the way it allocates homes. Consultation starts Monday 25th November 2013 to 17th February 2014. To have your say go to www.birmingham.gov.uk/allocation
Birmingham City Council reserve the right to withdraw a property from Birmingham Home Choice without notice in the event of an emergency.
Home connections will be unavailable on Saturday 1st March 2014 from 8am to 12pm and Tuesday 4th March 2014 from 5am to 9am.
Important - Welfare Reform
The government is proposing a number of changes to benefits that may affect how your benefits are worked out. For example, if you bid on a property that is too big for your needs, your Housing Benefit is likely to be reduced and you will need to pay the difference.
For further information navigate to Important Changes . This will take you to information about Welfare Reform on the Birmingham City Council website. It is important that you read this information and take this into consideration before you make a bid.
If you need any further information about Welfare Reform and how it may affect how you bid please call 0121 675 5779 or contact us via e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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