When we have processed your application we will place you in one of the bands below:
Band A – Urgent housing needs
This band is for those people who require an immediate need to move due to medical or welfare grounds as their home is not accessible/suitable for their needs.
Band B – Serious housing needs
This band is if households are severely overcrowded by 2 or more bedrooms, social housing tenants who are under occupying and armed forces personnel.
Band C – Reasonable preference
This band is for households that have been accepted as homeless, people who need to move on medical or welfare grounds, key workers and people living in unsanitary or overcrowded housing or otherwise living in unsatisfactory housing conditions.
Band D – General housing needs
This band is for those households that are intentionally homeless or who have deliberately worsened their housing circumstances, people who are homeless by another authority and households who have an identified housing need but owe a former tenancy debt.
Once you have been placed in a band and given a bidding number you can start bidding for properties through the Kent Homechoice website. Priority is given to those in most need of housing. For more information on how we allocate the properties see our Allocations Policy. Permalink