Finding a home

If you are considering applying for a council or housing association property, you will need to complete an application. Details of how to do this are below.

If you feel your home is at risk, please register for homelessness assistance up to 56 days before your expect to lose your home. The sooner we can help the better.

Register for housing

To apply for council and housing association properties in Hinckley & Bosworth, you need to apply to go on our housing register. You will need to have a local connection to our borough and be eligible under immigration rules. Properties are allocated to interested applicants based on priority need.

You will be able to register your application from 2pm on 14 October 2019

Register for housing

Should you be in urgent need for housing before 28 November 2019, please contact a member of the Housing Options Team on 01455 238141

Further information:


Homelessness assistance

We will support you and take reasonable steps to help prevent your homelessness.

We can help you remain in your current home or help you find alternative accommodation if you are already homeless.

The council can support you with a personal housing plan so you can work towards the next steps to prevent your homelessness or find alternative accommodation.

Further information on homelessness

Search for properties

There are over 3,200 council homes in the borough, from one bedroom flats and studios to three bedroom family homes and supported bungalows.

We also provide homes exclusively for over 55s, sometimes described as sheltered housing.

Housing associations with homes in the borough include: Orbit, Midland Heart and Nottingham Community Housing Association. Many housing associations also provide shared ownership properties. You don’t need to be registered to search for current vacancies but you will need to register to bid for a property. 

Properties will be advertised from 28 November 2019.

Search for properties