Homefinder is a social housing lettings scheme which has been developed in partnership with Ashfield District Council, Ashfield Homes, Mansfield District Council and local housing associations.
The scheme gives you more choice and control over where you live by allowing you to search and bid for council and housing association properties within the Ashfield and Mansfield districts.
Please Contact Us if you need help or advice to complete your social housing application
Properties Let QTR 1 2017 (April - June)
Please find information on all properties let by Ashfield District Council in Quarter 1 2017 here
Properties Let 2016 - 2017
Please find information on all properties let by Ashfield District Council in 2016-2017 here
How To Guides
Our Feedback section now contains a selection of guides that demonstrate how to view feedback relating to your Homefinder Account. These guides can be located either in our Feedback Section or our Frequently Asked Questions section.
Mobile Homefinder Website
Homefinder has launched a new mobile website specifically designed for tablets and smartphones. https://m.amhomefinder.co.uk will allow registered applicants to search and bid for properties, amongst other services . If you are using a mobile device you will be automatically redirected to the site. Once there, you have the option of returning to the full site.
Homefinder Lettings Policy 2015
In April 2015 the new Homefinder Lettings Policy was implemented. A copy of the new Policy is available below
If you receive Housing Benefit and you are of working age there are some important changes you need to be aware of.
- Changes to Housing Benefit is you have a spare bedroom. If you are a Council or Housing Association tenant and you have one or more 'spare' bedroom your Housing Benefit may be reduced. Click here for details of the changes and to find out if you are likely to be affected.
- Introduction of Universal Credit. From October 2013 people in receipt of welfare benefits will start to receive their benefits through one single payment, known as Universal Credit. This will ffect you if you receive benefits such as Income Support, Housing Benefit, Employment Support Allowance or Tax Credits. For more details of Universal Credit and how it will affect you click here.
- Benefit Cap. The total amount of welfare benefits a household can receive will be limited or 'capped'. Click here to find out more about the Benefit Cap.
If you are searching and bidding for properties it is important you are aware of the changes and consider if the properties you are bidding for will be affordable when the changes are introduced.
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