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Dorset Home Choice

Housing Options

Housing Options

Take a look at Low Cost Home Ownership, Mutual Exchange and Private Rental...

Help & FAQ

Help & FAQ

Frequently asked questions about and the bidding process...

Housing Register Processing Delays

Please be aware that there is currently a delay of about 16 weeks for Housing Register applications to the North Dorset, West Dorset and Weymouth and Portland areas.

If your case is urgent or you are facing homelessness please contact us on 01305 251010

Please note that there is currently a delay in processing applications to the East Dorset area. If you have an urgent housing issue and are applying to the East Dorset area then please email

Applying to join the Dorset Home Choice Housing Register

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You can save and return to your application form at any time.

Important information before you start

You will need the following information when you are completing this application:

1. The National Insurance Numbers of any household members that you wish to include on the application that are over 16 years old

2. Previous address details for yourself (and the joint applicant) for the last 5 years including details of your landlord

3. Your current landlords name and address (if relevant)

4. Details of the local connection you have to the local authority area(s) that you are applying to

5. Names and dates of birth of all the people that you wish to be re-housed with you.

6. Details of any support you are receiving including who is providing the support, and how we can contact them

7. Income, employment and savings information for the main applicant (and joint applicant if there is one)

8. Details of any rent/mortgage arrears that you may have, including payments plans that you may have in place

9. Details of any medical conditions that you or someone included on the application has, including treatment/medicines being received and who is responsible for the treatment programme


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