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Social Rented Housing

Information about social housing in Nottingham, who qualifies and how to apply for affordable housing

Nottingham is a vibrant city which has a great mix of housing available to it's citizens. The city has over 35,000 social housing properties which accounts for 29% of housing in the city. These homes are managed by Registered Providers (housing associations) and Nottingham City Homes.

Social housing provides leasehold, affordable and social rented accommodation. Social housing covers many aspects, see the below links for further information.

Nottingham HomeLink
Your one stop shop to finding affordable social housing.

Nottingham City Homes
Nottingham City Homes manages Nottingham City Council's rented and leasehold homes.

Registered Providers
Registered Providers, also referred to as Housing Associations, provide social rented, affordable and leasehold housing.

Pay your Housing Rent
Find out how to pay your council house rent.

Nottingham City Council's Housing Allocations Policy
Nottingham City Council is responsible for producing and delivering the allocations policy for council housing within the City.

Housing Benefit for Council and Housing Association Tenants
Information for Council and Housing Association tenants.

Report a Repair to your Council House
Contact Nottingham City Homes to request a repair to your council house.

The Right to Buy Scheme
Right to Buy allows most council tenants to buy their council home at a discount.

Section 120 & Schedule 5 of the Housing Act 1985 – As from the 21st June 2017 we are no longer able to accept new applications for the Right to Buy scheme from Victoria Centre tenants. This is due to the lease life remaining being 50 years or less.

This does not affect your right to buy should you become the tenant of another property in the future, subject to the qualifying criteria of the Right to Buy scheme at that time.