Derby Homefinder is the way social housing is allocated in Derby city. Our partners are:
You can use this website to apply to join the Housing Register
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE
Check to see if you are eligible to join the Housing Register by completing the housing options wizard
IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE
Apply to go on the housing register by following the instructions on the Social Housing page of the wizard
IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE
You can apply online to bid for Open to All properties, follow the instructions on the Private Landlord and Open to All page of the wizard
You can use this website to:
If you are homeless or threatened with homelessness
If you are homeless or threatened with homelessness, please contact us urgently.
If you have children, dependants or if you are aged under 18
Please call us on 01332 256483
If you are a single adult or a couple, you are over 18 and have no children or dependants
Please either go to the Single Point of Entry Team, Council House, Corporation Street, Derby DE1 2FS
OR contact us on 01332 640085.
We will be able to help you with housing advice to help you secure accommodation.
If you are homeless tonight between 9am and 5pm and the office is closed please ring the following numbers
Single people/couples 01332 642151
People with children/expecting children 01332 256483
Emergency out of hours 01332 786968
After 5pm weekdays and all weekend
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RESPONDING TO YOUR ENQUIRIES
Please read our Frequently Asked Questions as these may answer your query
We are experiencing a high level of customer contact via our website and cannot respond to queries as quickly as we would like.
If you have submitted more than one request for the same information we will only respond to the latest message you have sent. You request for information with be dealt with as soon as possible.
Single Point of Entry Team Move
27 April 2015
The Single Point of Entry Team which provides housing advice to single people and couples aged 18+ without children will be based at the Council House from 27 April 2015.
(Over 40 if on DLA or PIP)
Derby Homes have a two double bedroom first floor flat with shower cubicle available at Whitecross House. See the property descrition for more information.
PERSON FROM ABROAD?
APPLYING TO GO ON THE
If you are a person from abroad and the Housing Options Wizard says you are not eligible for Social Housing please phone us on 01332 256483 to discuss your situation further.
From 26 January 2015
we are making some changes to the way we advertise adapted properties.
See our information sheet for more details.
Now Officially Open
Sunnyfield Extra Care Scheme
Sunnyfield is a 70 apartment purpose-built Extra Care scheme for older single people and couples, now officially open.
For more details, see our information sheet, web page or contact us by email or phone Eilish Smyth on 07525 803994.
Housing Options Wizard survey
If you have completed our Housing Options Wizard, please could you spare 5 minutes to let us know what you think of it?
A new scheme managed by the Council which helps people on certain benefits in an emergency or crisis. The scheme will not give out any cash but will give out vouchers.
Housing Options has developed a “self service” website to answer your housing questions and help you with your situation. There are video clips, letters to download and use, general advice and links to other websites with more information. Visit the Housing Options website.
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