How will I know if my bid has been sucessful? Find out more about your chances of successfully bidding. A range of apartments is being offered in this development on a 12-month ASSURED SHORTHOLD TENANCY basis with a Private landlord called CARIDON. Homes are offered to people with the most priority on the waiting list as suitable housing becomes available. It is currently taking 16 weeks to assess a new application or to assess changes of circumstances on an application. Will I need to provide any more information? The landlord of the property will carry out any outstanding eligibility checks, (e.g. HomeChoice Bristol is the name of the scheme that Bristol City Council and our partner Housing Associations use to allocate our properties within the city.
Please note, that if you are only applying for HomeChoice Bristol because your income has reduced and you are struggling to pay your rent, you may be able to get additional financial help to pay your rent and other essential bills. We will contact you once your application has been assessed. There are three ways to bid for property: Find out how to bid using our other services. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please check that the details on your housing application are up to date and make sure that you are in a position to move before bidding for a property.
If you are offered a property, the landlord will ask you to provide certain documents and information so that they can verify your circumstances. You may only get one offer if your council makes direct offers. Please go to http://www.bristol.gov.uk/benefits-financial-help/covid-19-financial-help for more information on the help available. We recommend you check the website every week for suitable properties. This may not be the person at the top of the list. Government advice currently states that people who wish to move house can do so, and you can now bid for accommodation on Homechoice. However, if the property has been adapted for people with disabilities, the landlord will try to allocate it to the person who it will benefit the most.