Preparing for a Bolton at Home property
If you are successful in bidding for a Bolton at Home property, you will need to have the following documents ready otherwise the property may be passed to the next person on the waiting list.
Documents you will need
|Advanced Rent||At sign up, you will need either the first week or months rent depending on the agreed frequency of paymets.|
|A valid Bank Account||Rent must be paid by Direct Debit or Standing Order.|
|A completed budget planner||
Showing your income and expenditure.
See template below.
|Proof of Income for anyone over 16 living in the propery||Bank statements, wage slips and / or all benefit entitlement.|
|Two forms of Identification for anyone over 18 living in the property||This must include photographic Identification.|
One from your current Landlord and one from your current employer.
Both references must be on letter headed paper.
See template below.
|Proof of Immigration Status||If applicable, all household passports and immigration papers.|
|Support Services||The names and contact details of any support services that you are currently engaged with.|
Don't have a bank account?
If you don't have a bank account, please contact our Money Advice Team on 01204 329868 and we will assist you.
We can provide you with the best options, help you to complete application forms and supporting documentation.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Please note: If you receive benefits, you'll need a Bank or Building Society account to receive Universal Credit payments.
Advanced Rent and Direct Debit
Advanced Rent: You will need to have 1 week or months rent ready (depending on agreed payment frequency) if you are offered a property.
- Rent must be paid by Direct Debit so you will need a Bank Account.
- If you don’t have one and need help, you can contact our Money Advice Team on 01204 329868 for support.
Templates for References & Budget Planner
If you are offered a property, you will need to complete the following documents:
Affordable furniture and carpet options
We have partnered up with a few organisations who are offering discounts to our tenants for furniture and carpets.
Download our leaflets here:
You will need to provide a copy of your tenancy agreement to receive your discount. For more information, click this link http://www.boltonathome.org.uk/affordable-carpet-and-furniture-options