How do I bid on a house in Leeds?
How to bid
- Alternatively you can place bids by SMS text message to 07786 201241 or use our automated IVR service on (0118) 3151262.
- If you are unable to place bids using the website, or by IVR or SMS text message, you can place bids over the phone by calling (0113) 222 4413.
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How long does it take to get a council house in Leeds?
Even people with Band A often wait between 6 months and a year for permanent housing. Single people over 18 who are not assessed as being “in need” will not usually be offered Council housing.
What does priority Band C mean?
Band C is for everyone else who has housing that meets the council’s standards and whose need for rehousing is not so urgent. This includes less serious medical issues, people agreed as homeless and most overcrowding cases. Approximately 53% of applicants are in this band.
What does bid skipped mean?
If you have been skipped it means that we have had to not consider you for a particular property and we have moved on to someone who may be in a lower band or be in the same band as you but have been on the housing register a shorter amount of time.
What is Band A+?
The current bandings are: Band A+ – Emergency or urgent priority.
How do you bid on a house?
You can bid (apply) for a property:
- On the ELLC Choice Homes website.
- Using an ELLC kiosk at East Ham Customer Service Centre.
- By calling 0845 650 4125 (at local rate)
- By text on 0778 148 6526 (messages are charged at the standard rate).
What does it mean to be shortlisted for a council house?
Once the closing date for bids has passed a shortlist of interested applicants is drawn up. The shortlist will identify the order of applicants based on who is in the highest band with the earliest band /effective date.