Important notice for current Homes for Bolton customers
The new Homes for Bolton Application Form has now gone live which means that all current customers who wish to remain on the housing register will need to reregister using the new form.
You will be notified via email and through the Homes for Bolton website. You will need to reapply by 12 June 2020.
Providing you reapply for this date, your time already accrued on the housing register will transfer over to the new system. If you fail to reapply by this date, you may lose the time accrued.
To complete your new application, visit https://locatapro.org/Register/Bolton/
Once the new application form has been completed, you can continue to place bids on the current system as normal until the new system goes live in early summer, although the number of properties being advertised at the present time is low.
Unfortunately due to the temporary closure of the UCAN centres and restricted service in the Town Hall, we are unable to offer face to face assistance with reregistration.
For further information on the regstration process, please read the FAQ’s. FAQ's Customer Reregistration Process.docx [docx] 19KB
If customers require assistance when reapplying the following options are available;
- Call the Homes for Bolton Team on 01204 335811. However please note, they are experiencing extremely high volumes of calls and suggest customers make contact by email.
- Email the Homes for Bolton team - email@example.com.
Homes for Bolton
If you'd like to search for homes with Bolton at Home or another social housing provider from Bolton and even the rest of Greater Manchester you'll need to register with Homes for Bolton.
You can visit their website here: Homes for Bolton.
If you need help registering, bidding or searching call Homes for Bolton on 01204 335811.
To find someone to swap with you can join Homeswapper, a website that allows you to get in touch with other social housing tenants looking to swap properties.
You can search for swaps locally or nationally.
If however, you've already found someone you'd like to swap homes with, and you've viewed each others properties; each household will need to complete a mutual exchange application form available below which needs to then be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively post to: Housing Services Admin Support, Bolton at Home, 98 Waters Meeting Road, Bolton, BL1 8SW.
Please be aware that a live www.homesforbolton.org.uk reference number must be provided during the application and all the people that will be moving with you must be on that www.homesforbolton.org.uk application or your exchange will not be processed.
How to rent: checklist for renting in England
There is a guide available here for tenants and landlords in the private rented sector to help them understand their rights and responsibilities. It provides a checklist and more detailed information on each stage of the process.
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