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Apply for social housing

Find out how to apply for social housing using the Homefinder Somerset Choice Based Lettings (CBL) scheme

How to apply

To join the Homefinder Somerset housing register you can apply online by registering at Homefinder Somerset which is the quickest and easiest way to register. If you don't have internet access please contact the Housing Options Team on 0300 303 8588 to request a paper application form. You must have an active Homefinder Somerset account in order to be able to express an interest in properties.

Social housing vacancies across Somerset are let through Homefinder Somerset which is a partnership of the Somerset local authorities - Mendip District Council, Sedgemoor District Council, South Somerset District Council, Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset District Council - and local Housing Associations. This means that people applying for social housing across Somerset only have to complete one application form and be assessed in accordance with the Homefinder Somerset Common Lettings Policy.

Although it will not increase the numbers of homes available, Homefinder Somerset shows the number of available homes and gives people more choice in where they wish to live.

Last modified: 26 October 2016