Applying for Housing – Ellesmere Port Area

HOW TO APPLY FOR HOUSING IN THE ELLESMERE PORT AREA

Wirral Methodsist Housing Association owns a number of properties in the Ellesmere Port area. We advertise our properties through the Cheshire West and Chester Council choice based lettings system called `West Cheshire Homes’.

What is Choice Based Lettings?

Choice based lettings is a way of allocating social housing by advertising avaliable properties on a weekly basis, allowing people to express their interest in any number of properties that suit their needs.

How Do I Apply?

You can apply to join online at www.westcheshirehomes.co.uk

If you need assistance with your application the West Cheshire Homes Team on 0300 123 2442.

Where Will the Available Properties be Advertised?

Available properties are advertised on a weekly basis from 12, noon on a Thursday until midnight on the following Tuesday.

Properties will be advertised:

  • Online on the West Cheshire Homes website

How do I Express Interest in an Available Property?

The term `expression of interest` means that you wish to be considered for a property. Properties are offered to interested applicants who are in the highest priority band in line with the Allocations Policy.

You can express your interest in a property:

  • Online on the West Cheshire Homes website
  • North West Cheshire Homes APP – The link to download the APP to your Android or iPhone can be found on the website
  • Text bidding to 07781 472 726 – Instructions on how to do this can be found on the website.
  • By calling the West Cheshire Homes Team on 0300 123 2442

Should you require any further help or support in accessing or understanding the West Cheshire Homes scheme, please contact a member of the Team on 0300 123 2442.

Further information about the scheme including the Allocations Policy can be found at www.westcheshirehomes.co.uk