Don't forget, waste collections will be a day later than usual all this week after the spring bank holiday.
Recycling and rubbish collection days are also changing for some households in Mendip and South Somerset. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.

Applying for affordable rented and social rented Housing

There are many types of Affordable Housing available across Sedgemoor (for more information, see Affordable housing in Sedgemoor) and knowing how to apply for each type of Affordable Housing can be confusing. The information below will explain how you can apply for each type of Affordable Housing within Sedgemoor.

Affordable Rented & Social Rented Housing

To apply for affordable rented or social rented housing you will need to register on Homefinder Somerset. Homefinder Somerset is the way of finding rented housing across Somerset. Once registered you can select homes you would like to apply for. If you have a local connection within Somerset you can register and apply for rented housing.

Homefinder Somerset is a partnership of local authorities and housing associations who are working together to make the process of finding a home simple and transparent for all applicants across Somerset.

Shared Ownership Housing

To apply for shared ownership housing will need to register on Help to Buy South West. Once registered, you have can apply for shared ownership housing across the South West of England.

Discounted Market Home Ownership Housing

Newly built discounted market home ownership housing is sold by developers in the same way a regular home is sold after being built, however there are some criteria that you must meet to be eligible to purchase a discounted house.

To help you find discounted market home ownership housing,  you should register with Help to Buy South West. Once Registered, you will be able to search for discounted market home ownership housing across the South West of England.

For more information visit the Share to Buy website.

Rent to Buy Housing

To apply for rent to buy housing you will need to register on Homefinder Somerset. Once registered you can select homes you would like to apply for. If you have a local connection within Somerset you can register and apply for rented housing.

Last reviewed: May 15, 2024 by Daniel

Next review due: November 15, 2024

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