As of September 2014, Swindon Borough Council has a stock of 10,690 properties. Properties are advertised every week through Swindon Home Bid and include those from local Registered Social Landlords as well.
The length of time you will wait to be housed depends on:
You can increase your chances of success by bidding frequently, being as flexible as possible in choosing all property types you are eligible for, floor levels and areas. The more restrictive you are, the longer you will have to wait.
Don't expect to be successful the first time you make a bid, you may have to make many other bids before successfully securing a home.
It would be a good idea to check the 'Properties and Recent Lets' tab as information provided there can be used to help you decide which properties to bid for, by giving you a better idea how popular a particular property or area is and how long you would normally have to wait. You can then decide whether to look for other types of property or areas where you may not have to wait as long.
For further information about the Housing Register Waiting list please click on the link below.
Number of applicants on Waiting List & Transfer List as at December 2017
For Outcome of Lets in March 2018 click here. Information on a property is available only when the successful applicant has accepted the property.