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Derby Homefinder

Welcome to Derby Homefinder

Derby Homefinder

Derby Homefinder is Derby City Council's way of allocating social housing, managing 'home swaps' for tenants of social landlords and to give you housing advice to help you find a new property as quickly as possible. Our partners are:


Using Derby Homefinder

You can use this website to:

  • Complete the self assessment form for housing advice and find out if you are suitable to apply to the housing register or advertise your property for a 'home swap' 
  • Apply online to bid for Open to All properties
  • Search for available homes
  • Bid for a property, or withdraw bids you have already placed
  • View results of previous advertised properties
  • Derby Homefinder landlord tenants can Apply on-line to join Derby Home Swap
  • Update your Derby Home Swap property advert
  • Find out about other housing options
  • Click How to Contact Us for contact details and opening hours.

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, Milestone House, 93 Green Lane, Derby between 1 – 4pm Monday to Friday

OR contact us on 01332 642150


We will be able to help you with housing advice to help you secure accommodation. 

Homeless Tonight

If you are homeless tonight between 9am and 5pm and the office is closed please ring the following numbers

Single people/couples                           01332 642150
People with children/expecting children    01332 256483

Emergency out of hours  01332 786968

After 5pm weekdays and all weekend 

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 Latest News 


Over 60’s, one bedroom, first floor flat

Dayton Court, Cedar Street,
Derby DE22 1JG

 See the property leaflet for more information and details on how to apply for the property.

Raglan Housing Association

1 Bed Over 55's Flat
Highgates Derby


See the property leaflet for more information and details on how to apply for the property.


Liversage Trust
Over 60s One Bedroom House 
London Road

See the property leaflet for more information and details on how to apply for the property.


 Places for People

Over 55's One Person Bungalow

Pear Tree Court, Chaddesden,
Derby DE2 4EF


See the property leaflet for more information and details on how to apply for the property.


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?

Click here to complete our short survey.

Local Assistance Scheme

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 Advice

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.

For more news, including information on Garages, click here


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