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Important announcement

Important changes to Homefinder Somerset

Some important changes are being made to Homefinder Somerset this summer. This includes improvements to the website and the online application form. 

Because of this work: 

- There will be no homes advertised this week (week beginning Monday 26th July). Homes will be advertised as normal again from Wednesday 4th August

- It is currently not possible to make changes to your application or submit a new application. You will be able to make changes to your application or submit a new application again from Monday 2nd August.

- Please do not send web messages from your Homefinder Somerset account as they can no longer be responded to. Please click here for details of how to contact your local housing team

- It may take longer to assess applications and respond to queries. Please allow extra time for your local housing team to respond to you. 

New Homefinder Somerset website

The new Homefinder Somerset website will go live on Thursday (29th July).

From Monday (2nd August) existing applicants will be able to login to the new website. To do this you will need to create a password for the new website. You will then use your email address and new password to login. Instructions on how to create a password will be available on the new website and will be emailed to existing applicants. 

Mutual Exchange on Homefinder Somerset will end on 31 July 2021

Are you a council or housing association tenant? If so, please note that it will no longer be possible to register for mutual exchange or advertise your home for mutual exchange on Homefinder Somerset from 31 July. You will still be able to bid for homes that are being advertised by partner landlords.  

You can use other websites to seek a mutual exchange such as Homeswapper or House Exchange. Please contact your landlord for more information. 

Welcome to Homefinder Somerset

Welcome to Homefinder Somerset - the way to find a home to rent, within Somerset.

We are a partnership of Local Authorities and Housing Associations working together to make the process of finding a home simple and transparent for applicants.

If you are looking for social housing anywhere in Somerset, you can complete one application form and your needs will be assessed against the same criteria set out in the policy, no matter where you live. You will then be able to use our Choice Based Lettings service to apply for homes that you are interested in.

If you would like to learn more about the scheme please click on this link for some video guides

Good luck in finding your new home through Homefinder Somerset.


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