What is Social Housing?
Social housing is rented housing provided by Local Councils and Housing Associations. Property is only allocated to households in housing need, and to those least able to resolve their housing need themselves. Social housing rents are affordable for those on low incomes.
Social housing in Conwy is provided by the following Housing Associations:
How to apply for Social Housing in Conwy?
If you want to be considered for social housing, you must be accepted onto the housing register. In Conwy we use a Single Access Route to Housing (SARTH), which means you only need to make one application for all 6 Housing Associations.
To apply for social housing in Conwy you must contact Conwy Housing Solutions. Tel: 0300 124 0050.
A member of the team will ask questions about your household circumstances, household income and housing history.
There is no paper application form to complete.
Your priority will depend on the urgency or your housing need, and whether or not you have a local connection to Conwy.
As vacancies in social housing do not meet the high levels of demand. You will also receive advice about other housing options which could meet your needs.
The Social Housing Allocation Policy
All SARTH partners must allocate properties according to the allocation policy. The policy places applicants in priority Bands, in date order of their application. Information you provide when you apply will enable your application to be placed in a priority band.
The SARTH allocation Policy can be found here: The Common Housing Allocation Policy (PDF, 2.07Mb)