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Apply for a council house

Movement Incentive Scheme

If you live in a 3 or 4 bedroomed council house and have at least 2 spare bedrooms, we can help you to move to a smaller property including giving you a £1,000 cash payment (deducting any rent arrears) and practical assistance with moving, such as:

  •  A dedicated officer to support you through the process and settling in period
  • Support with disconnection and re-connections of utility supplies
  • Redirect mail for a period of three months and help filling out change of address forms
  • Assistance with packing of personal belongings and delivery to new property
  • Removal and disposal of any unwanted items
  • Handyman type service