If you would like to join the housing register to get a council or Housing Association property in the Wigan Borough:
How to apply
What happens next?
We aim to process applications within 20 working days of receipt of your application, however, due to a current increase in housing applications, please allow 6-8 weeks for your application to be processed.
Once it has been processed we will send a letter telling you the status of your application and your unique reference number which you will need when you bid for a property.
Additional housing register forms
You must SAVE the forms to your computer/device before completing them otherwise they will not work properly.
|Change of address
||For applicants who are already on the housing register and have changed address.
||If your current home is unsuitable due to medical reasons you will need to complete a medical application form.
||If you are working with a professional individual or a support agency, they can apply for additional priority on welfare grounds on your behalf using our welfare application form.
|Mutual exchange application
||For tenants who would like to advertise their homes for exchange/swap with another tenant.
|Mutual exchange Part 2
||For tenants who have found and agreed an exchange with another tenant.
When you have completed a form, please email it to Find a Home
How do I appeal your decision?
The allocations policy details your right to appeal against any decision made by us and outlines our complaints procedure.