Homes for Rent in Cornwall

If you live in Cornwall and are looking to rent a Tamar property or are living in a Tamar property and want to transfer within Cornwall you should apply direct via Cornwall HomeChoice. 

How to apply

The only way to apply for a transfer is by using the Cornwall HomeChoice scheme.  To find out about how it works you can visit the website at  http://www.cornwallhomechoice.org.uk

Priority

When you apply to your local authority, they will give you a priority banding, A to E.  The band you get will depend on your circumstances.  Examples of the banding are given below, although the final decision is always made by your local authority.

A = Emergency Housing

Urgent medical need, emergency disrepair, moving to escape violence.

B = High Housing Need

Overcrowded by 2 or more rooms, moving to smaller property, high health or wellbeing need.

C = Medium Housing Need

Overcrowded by 1 room, moving to a smaller property, medium health or wellbeing need, living above 3rd floor with children under 8…

D= Low Housing Need

Low health or wellbeing need,

E = No Housing need

Bidding for properties

Once you have been allocated a band you will be able to bid for a new property.  Normally the successful applicant will be the applicant from the highest band who bids.  Where there is more than one applicant in a band the date of the application is used to decide who gets the property.

You can view the properties on Cornwall HomeChoice and place bids via the website at http://www.cornwallhomechoice.org.uk they are also advertised in The West Briton News.