Please follow our step-by-step guide to using Ceredigion Housing Options.
Before starting you will need to know
Your National Insurance Number
Your past address history for at least the last 5 years including dates
Your local connection details to Ceredigion
Your Income and savings details
What areas you want to live in.
Then you will need to register
For Registration you will need to provide
Your Date of Birth
Current Address Details
Set a memorable Date
You will need this to log back in to view/amend your application or view any messages from the Housing Register
You may choose any date but make sure it is one that you will remember
Set a password
You will also need this to log back in to view/amend your application or view any messages from the Housing Register
Your password MUST contain at least
2 uppercase letters
Lower case letters
And must be between 6 and 10 characters
At the end of registration you will be given a unique LOGIN REFERENCE. Remember to note this as you will need it along with your memorable date and password to access your account in future.
Following Registration you may either
Complete a Housing Options Wizard Assessment or
Complete a Social Housing Application (This also includes access to the Common Housing Register, The Older Persons Housing Register and the Affordable Housing Register).
Completing a Social Housing Application
Before completing your application please take note of the following information that you will need
Section 1 Personal Details
Approximate Annual Income (including Pension) This should include all income received including pensions but should not include pension credits or any other benefits that you are in receipt of.
Section 2 Joint Applicants and other Household members
Do you have any additional household members you would like to add?
Please remember to include details of all the people
who will be living with you including any children
Section 3 Connection with Ceredigion
Please provide further details for the local connections indicated, with a focus on providing background to the statements that you selected for connections to Ceredigion and employment
Please include here
Details of your Employer name address and dates for employment in any previous posts, If you have been in continuous employment in Ceredigion for the last 5 yearsbut your current employment is less than 5 years
The name and address of any close family and the dates that they lived in Ceredigion
The name and address of persons who need care or provide care
If you are a keyworker your job title.
Section 3.1 Connection to Ceredigion Continued
You MUST select an area
If you do not have a local connection to any area select the area you would like and then select
Either No Local Connection Homeless or
No Local Connection Other
You must enter at least a start date for the connection.
You must enter details in the text box provided
Section 5 Past Addresses
You will need to enter a minimum of 5 years address history.
You must have the following for all addresses where you have lived
First line of Address
2nd Line of address
Date you moved in
Date you moved out
You will not be able to proceed if there is more than 7 days gap between addresses
Section 6 Income Details
Enter details of your current employment.
If your current employment is less than five years but you have been employed continuously in Ceredigion for the last five years please provide details of your previous employer in section 3. See above.
Section 7 Housing Preferences
In order to be considered for Extra Care or Sheltered Accommodation you must indicate that you wish to be considered by selecting Yes.
You will only be asked about Extra Care or Sheltered accommodation if you or a member of your household is over 55 or over 45 and considers themselves to be disabled.
Section 8 Your Preferred Areas
You may select up to 3 Areas in which you would like to live
If you refuse an offer of suitable accommodation in an area that you have chosen you will be assessed in the reduced preference Band F without review for 12 months. This will mean that you will not receive another offer during this period.
By Submitting the form you are confirming that the information is correct and that you have read the declarations contained before confirming.
Once your application has been submitted you will not be able to view or amend your application until it has been validated by a Housing Register Officer. The system will place your application in Band E, as the default band, and will show your application as Under Review until the validation process is complete.