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How to apply for a home

 

We want to give you as much choice as possible when you are deciding where you would like to live. 

To do this, we work with Property Pool Plus and all other housing associations in Merseyside to operate a 'choice based lettings' scheme.  You register once and then you are able to make a 'bid' for properties across Merseyside.

In order to apply for a  Magenta Living property, you need to have an application on file at Property Pool Plus.

 

How to register with Property Pool Plus:

* Visit any Wirral Council One Stop Shop

* Complete an online form at www.propertypoolplus.org.uk

 

You can also access information on further properties that are available to rent on the Moving Soon website http://movingsoon.co.uk/

 

Who can and can't register on Property Pool Plus:

 

Anyone over the age of 16 can apply, but if you are subject to immigration control you may not qualify

If you have a history of anti-social behaviour you may not be eligible to register with Property Pool Plus

You must inform Property Pool Plus of any changes in your circumstances. If you do not, your application may be cancelled 

 

Applicants with a disability:

 

If someone in your household has a medical condition you will be asked to provide details which will be assessed in accordance with the scheme policy. This may result in a higher band being awarded. You can continue to choose which properties to bid for but you must be mindful of your condition, for example you should not bid for houses if your medical priority has been awarded due to an inability to manage stairs.

 

Homelessness Advice:

 

You should contact your local council to arrange an interview to discuss your circumstances. They will work with you to try to prevent you becoming homeless and will discuss your housing options with you. You may still bid for properties through Property Pool Plus, providing your application has been accepted on the housing register but it may be possible to prevent homelessness through alternative solutions.

 

 How to apply for a property:

 

* Visit the Property Pool Plus  website at www.propertypoolplus.org.uk

* Call in to any Council One Stop Shop 

Please remember the following points when applying for properties

 

Read the property details carefully and check you fit the lettings criteria before you apply

You may apply for a maximum of two properties each week, not including ‘Readily Available’ properties

The closing date for receiving expressions of interest is midnight on a Sunday.