Homes and property How to look for a home

Council and housing association homes are in high demand. This means it can take a long time. Your chance of getting a home depends on a number of things including:

Find a home faster

Due to this high demand you may wish to look at all other options to find a home faster. Consider:

  • renting from a private landlord
  • swapping your home
  • low-cost home ownership
  • looking in more areas, or
  • get help to stay where you are.

Alternatively, if you are eligible - you can look for a home using our our partner-website 'Manchester Move' you can read more about how it works and then get started by registering for rehousing. On the site, you can look at available homes, see your chances of getting each home, and apply for the ones you want. However, please be aware that you are likely to wait a long time to be rehoused

Read more about rehousing and finding a new home

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