• Apply for a home

    An introduction to applying for a home.

  • How to apply for a home

    Gives details of how to apply for social rented housing in Northern Ireland through the Housing Executive and housing associations.

  • Current LHA rent levels

    Your rate of LHA depends on the number of bedrooms in your home, and on which of the eight Broad Rental Market Areas (BRMAs) your home is located.

  • Areas of choice

    Choosing where you want to live

  • How we assess your application

    Our assessment procedure for housing applications.

  • Choice Based Lettings

    Properties available now through Choice Based Lettings

  • Transfers and exchanges

    Most Housing Executive or housing association tenants can request to transfer or exchange their property for alternative social housing.

  • The Housing Selection Scheme

    How the Housing Selection Scheme works.

  • Allocations

    How we allocate our homes to people

  • How we calculate LHA rent levels

    The Government has provided limited additional funding to increase LHA rates in the Broad Rental Market Areas (BRMAs) where the shortfall between the 2015 LHA rate and the 30th percentile 2018 was greatest.

  • Advice for young people

    We know that it can be difficult to get your first place to live.

  • Tenancy conditions and advice

    Learn about the general conditions of your tenancy, and your rights and responsibilities as a tenant.

  • Rent arrears

    Advice about what to do if you're struggling to pay your rent, or if you're in arrears.

  • Local Housing Allowance

    Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is a rent assessment scheme for those who rent in the private sector.

  • Private renting

  • Rent scheme

    The Rent Scheme is used to calculate the rent you will pay while living in one of our houses. Every house has points that are based on its age, design and facilities. The rent is based on the number of points a house has.

  • Rates

    People on low incomes, including pensioners, may receive a reduction in their rates through the Rate Relief Scheme. This page gives more information about paying your rates.

  • Customer charter

    The customer charter incorporates the service we provide to all our customers, including private tenants and owner occupiers. You can read all about our customer charter on this page.

  • Previous LHA rent levels

    Your rate of LHA depends on the number of bedrooms in your home, and on which of the eight Broad Rental Market Areas (BRMAs) your home is located.

  • Energy Saving Week – Your chance to Save Money and Save Energy

    We are urging everyone to become top of the class and use our Top 5 Energy Saving tips.

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