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Changes to Home Choice Plus website from Tuesday 27 April 2021

Published: Friday 23 April 2021

The Home Choice Plus website is being upgraded and improved on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

The improved website will have these additional features:

- Improved security. After the upgrade, you will be required to add a password to your application, in addition to using your memorable date. On first logging on, the system will prompt you to create a password. This must have at least 2 lower case letters, 2 upper case letters and 2 numbers. Symbols and punctuation are not allowed

- Uploading your own documents. You will be able to upload your own supporting documents to your application.  This will be accessed from the My Account page under Social Housing (Upload/View documents)

Please contact your local Home Choice Plus office if you have any problems accessing your account after the upgrade. 

 

Changes to Home Choice Plus partnership

Published: Monday 7 September 2020

The Home Choice Plus partnership is changing!

From 7th September 2020 no further applications for Malvern Hills, Wychavon and Worcester City will be processed on Home Choice Plus. 

All new applicants for housing in Malvern, Wychavon and Worcester City areas should apply via https://worcester-wychavon-malvern.housingjigsaw.co.uk

All existing Home Choice Plus applicants for housing in these areas have been advised where to re-apply. 

Home Choice Plus will continue to operate for housing in Bromsgrove, Stratford-on-Avon and Wyre Forest District areas and applicants registered in these areas are not affected by this change.

Update 25 March 2020 - Home Choice Plus - coronavirus

Published: Wednesday 25 March 2020

Since the most recent government announcement in relation to coronavirus, most housing association landlords with properties in the partnership area have decided to pause the allocations process.

This means that it is likely that for applicants who have already been matched to properties, these sign-ups may not be taking place for the foreseeable future. If you are affected by this, the housing association landlord will be in touch with you.

Those landlords who are still able to sign up tenants will continue to do this, and they will also be in touch with applicants to explain the process.

Most housing association landlords have also indicated that, for the foreseeable future, no further properties will be advertised on Home Choice Plus. In areas where landlords are still able to allocate, properties may still be advertised.

We would advise you to keep up with local information in relation to coronavirus via your local authority’s website which will have all of the latest guidance and advice.

Home Choice Plus - coronavirus

Published: Monday 23 March 2020

At present, we will continue to be advertising properties on Home Choice Plus. However, this is a fast moving situation and things may change in the future. We will keep you informed as and when things change.

We would advise you to keep up with what's happening in your local area in relation to coronavirus via your local council's website which will have all of the latest guidance and advice.

 

 

Updated Allocations Policy

Published: Thursday 3 October 2019

Thanks to all those that took part in the recent consultation on changes to our Allocations Policy. The consultation ran between June and September and there were up to 650 respondents. The proposals were widely supported and subject to indidivual Council's giving approval, it is proposed we commence the new policy from 1st February 2020 and the new Allocations Policy can now be seen on the website. For results of the survey please see the Further Information page.