Social Housing

Homeseeker

If you are looking for social rented accommodation in Torfaen, you will need to register with Homeseeker.
(Torfaen Council no longer own any properties) 


 

What is Homeseeker?

Homeseeker is a common housing register for the allocation of social housing properties in Torfaen.  

Homeseeker is run as a Choice Based Lettings scheme. This means that applicants have the opportunity to see which properties are available to rent and can choose whether or not to express an interest in them. The process of expressing an interest is called bidding.

Full instructions on how to register and bid for properties are available on the Homeseeker website.

Other options

There is a severe shortage of affordable homes in Torfaen and most Homeseeker applicants will have to wait a long time for a property, especially if you are in a low priority band. So you may wish to consider some alternative housing options. The Housing Options Wizard is a personalised service that gives you housing options based on your circumstance. Some of these options may incude:

Private Renting
Help2Own Plus
Mutual Exchange

Seren Living Letting Agency

If you are a landlord who would like to have their property rented and managed by a Housing Association, then Seren Living may be able to help.

Homeseeker Website

Housing Options Wizard

Seren Living