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        Housing Register FAQs

        Can I apply for a Council or Housing Association property? You will need to be live on the Council’s Housing Register to be considered for accommodation with the Council or a Housing Association. To apply for the Housing Register you will need to complete an online application form by visiting www.kenthomechoice.org.uk . Once your online application has […]

        Housing statistics and information

        Social Housing Asset Values View the Social Housing Asset Value Data for a list of council housing property and values. The need for social housing in Thanet Number of households applying for social housing on the Housing Register Date No. households As at 1st April 2014 634 As at 1st April 2015 1443 As at 1st April 2016 1518 As at […]

        What do you consider a housing hazard?

        A Physiological Requirements 1. Damp and mould growth Exposure to house dust mites, damp, mould or fungal growths 2. Excess cold Exposure to low temperatures 3. Excess heat Exposure to high temperatures. 4. Asbestos (and manufactured mineral fibres) Exposure to asbestos fibres or manufactured mineral fibres. 5. Biocides Exposure to chemicals used to treat timber […]

        Housing in rural areas

        The Council recognises that access to good quality housing which people can afford is key to achieving sustainable communities and making somewhere a good place to live.   Kent Housing Group (KHG) The KHG has developed a Guide to Developing Affordable Homes in Rural Communities.  The Guide is a series of factsheets setting out how rural […]

        Read about our strategic housing developments

        Find details of affordable properties being built now Affordable housing is for people who are unable to rent or buy on the open market. This includes social or affordable rented housing, and Help to Buy which is a government scheme that enables people to access the open market to purchase a property with a deposit as little as […]

        Find a place to buy or rent

        Buying a home You may have the option to buy your own home.  There are plenty of estate agents and websites that can help you find a property in Thanet or nearby. If you need a property that is adapted for disabled person use, local estate agents can help you or you could try the […]

        Get housing advice

        Do you need help and advice about a housing problem, or are you in debt?? If you have any of these problems, we can help. Struggling to pay your rent Struggling to pay your mortgage Your main earner has lost their job, or had their hours reduced You are in debt You are struggling after […]

        Kent Home Choice

        If you have been accepted onto the Housing Register, you will be eligible to see and bid for available social housing properties using Kent Homechoice. Kent Homechoice gives you more choice about where you want to live. You have the chance to express an interest in vacant homes that are suitable for you. It also gives […]

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