How do I register for housing in Basingstoke?
How do I apply for a property? You can do this either through the Homebid website using the property search. If you are unable to access the site, please call the council on 01256 844844. Each housing applicant has an identification number which we have given, which is used to log on to the website.
What does Bid skipped mean?
If you have been skipped it means that we have had to not consider you for a particular property and we have moved on to someone who may be in a lower band or be in the same band as you but have been on the housing register a shorter amount of time.
What does it mean to be shortlisted for a council house?
Once the closing date for bids has passed a shortlist of interested applicants is drawn up. The shortlist will identify the order of applicants based on who is in the highest band with the earliest band /effective date.
Why is Basingstoke called Basingstoke?
Basingstoke first appears in history in 990 AD during Anglo-Saxon times. It was then known as Embasinga stocae. By the time the Doomsday Book was written in 1086 it had become Basingestoches. The name is thought to describe the town as the western most settlement of Basa’s Folk.
Which county is Basingstoke?
county of Hampshire
Basingstoke and Deane, borough and district, administrative and historic county of Hampshire, southern England, west-southwest of London. The borough is largely rural but includes the market town of Basingstoke, the administrative centre.
How do I contact Basingstoke and Deane housing?
If your query relates to a specific property please contact the relevant housing association. To speak to the council’s housing team please email [email protected] or call 01256 844844. How can I apply for properties through Basingstoke and Deane Homebid? To bid for homes you have to apply and qualify to join our housing register.
Where can I find a job in Basingstoke?
Basingstoke JobCentre Plus can be found at Crown Buildings, Winchester Road, Basingstoke, RG21 8ES and is open between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday except Wednesday when it is open between 10am and 5pm. To find out more about finding a job, visit the GOV.UK website and search Basingstoke or call 0800 168 0190.
Is there a shortage of social housing in Basingstoke?
There is a shortage of social housing in Basingstoke and Deane. Most applicants on the Housing Register will have to wait a long time for re-housing. Depending on your circumstances you may wish to consider other options such as renting in the private sector.
Where can I find more information about local events in Basingstoke?
More information on local events can be found on the Love Basingstoke website. There are a number of libraries located across the borough including Basingstoke Discovery Centre, Chineham Shopping Centre, Tadley, Overton and Whitchurch. At these libraries you will be able to: