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Housing Options Plan

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Required information

You will need the following information about you and any other members of your household who wish to move with you:

  • Paid income
  • Benefits
  • Savings

Fields marked with a * are required.

About you

You must be at least 16 years old to qualify

A local connection is if you have permanent employment in Fife, or have immediate family that live in Fife and have done for the last three years

Proof of recourse to public funds is required if you wish to apply for housing with Fife Council. If you require information on the types of proofs please call 03451 55 00 33 for advice

Your current accommodation

This would include structural problems with the roof, walls or no roof coverings. Is the property energy efficient, does it meet health and safety requirements such as smoke detectors?

Adapted housing

Adapted housing is considered if anyone in your household has difficulty navigating around the property

For example do you have trouble using stairs, or perhaps your home is not adapted to wheelchair use

Are you over 60, vulnerable and require support with daily living

Number of people

In order to establish what housing options are available to you we need to know abour your employment status

Income and savings

Please include wages, benefits and any other income

For the whole household that is moving, what benefits are you receiving? *

Your desired property

What type/s of property are you looking for?

What area/s would you like?

Additional information

Do you require further information on any of these? *

Start your Application

Due to service disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, we are currently unable to process new housing applications or changes to existing applications within normal timescales. If you applied for housing from March 2020 there may also be a significant delay in your application being assessed.

If you are homeless, or need somewhere to stay urgently, please call 0800 028 6231 so we can discuss your housing options.

To complete an online housing application you will need to register for a secure account on Fife Direct. If you already have an account, login in using your existing details.

If you already have an application and you need to update your circumstances, please do not submit a new application. Please log back onto your online application for housing and update the information required. If you have moved address please complete every section of the application, taking into account your new housing circumstances.

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