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Choice Based Lettings Caithness

2nd March 2015

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Massive implications for people looking for Housing in Caithness.

The way in which housing is allocated in Caithness has changed.

From Monday 16th February 2015 all properties in Wick, Landward Caithness and all flats in Thurso are allocated through Choice Based lettings.

Want to learn more?

Come along to either Caithness Horizons, Thurso on
Monday, 9 March 2015 at 10.00 am

Or

Wick Youth Club, Wick
Monday 9 March 2015 at 2.00 pm

Choice based lettings is where vacant properties will be advertised and applicants of the Highland Housing Register will register an interest for that property. The property will then be allocated to the person who registered an interest and has the greatest need. The properties will be added to the list on a daily basis as and when they become vacant and you will have until 2pm on the 5th working day to register an interest. By changing how allocations are done it may mean those who may previously thought they couldn't be house will be.

You must have a Highland Housing Register Application and only register an interest in properties you wish to live in.

If you need more information please contact Lorna Simpson, Tenant Participation Officer, Highla nd Council on 01955 609550 or 07774337689 lorna.simpson[AT]highland.gov.uk

Participating Landlords: Albyn Housing Society, Cairn Housing Association, Highland Council and Pentland Housing Association

 

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