If you would like to join the housing register to get a council or Housing Association property in the Wigan Borough:
How to apply
Please ensure contact details on your application are up to date. You are able to request an update of these via your Housing online account by clicking on 'Update contact details.'
What happens next?
We aim to process applications within 25 working days of receipt of your application.
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 the housing registration team.
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.