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Derby Homefinder

Welcome to Derby Homefinder

Derby Homefinder

If you are looking for affordable housing in Derby city, you have come to the right place.

You can use this website to:

  • Apply for Social Housing
  • Find out about all your housing options
  • 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 (Mutual Exchange)
  • Update your Derby Home Swap (Mutual Exchange) property advert


Easy steps for information on your housing options and to complete an application

Follow the steps on the Online Applications page.

It will take about 20 minutes or so to enter your details and you can log back in at any time.


Homeless or Threatened with Homelessness

Please contact us straight away if you are homeless or threatened with homelessness.



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Parkland View 
Extra Care Scheme


 Viewing by appointment

A new extra care scheme with 82 two bedroomed apartments, 20 of which are for sale on a shared ownership basis. Located next to the River Derwent and in close proximity to Darley Park, with many onsite facilities.

 Changes to Derby Homefinder

Open to All Properties

4 February 2016 - Bidding for Open to All properties has changed. Some applicants will not be able to bid for OTA properties until they give us more information.

 Login Numbers

If you have used our website before and already have a Login Number please use it to login.

Forgotten Your Login?
Derby Homes tenants contact your landlord.
Other applicants contact the Housing Options Centre.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a query please see our
Frequently Asked Questions.


We cannot process your application if you do not bring in the information you were asked to bring with you when we made your appointment.

If you are not sure you have all of the documents you need please contact us to check before coming to your appointment.


Universal Credit is coming to Derby

  Will you be affected? 
Will you be ready?  Like to know more?
This leaflet explains what to expect and ways that you can prepare for Universal Credit.


Local Assistance Scheme

A 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, click here


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