Anyone who has been accepted onto Swindon Borough Council Housing Register and who meets the criteria is able to use the service. To apply to join the Housing Register you must be over 18 years of age.
To register on-line please click Online Application Form
We aim to process applications within 25 working days. We always prioritise applications of an emergency nature and also process applications where applicants are eligible for properties that are in low demand. Along with your application form you will be asked to provide the following documents:
Before you are offered a property you may 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. For a full list of acceptable documents contact the Housing Needs Team.
Once the documents are received your application will be assessed and placed in the appropriate band from the date the documents were received. Click Application Bands for more details on our banding scheme.
You cannot use this service if you have not completed an application form or you do not meet the criteria.
There are also some people who will not by law be eligible to join the housing register. These are:
For more detailed information please refer to Swindon Borough Council's Allocation Policy.