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Welcome To Birmingham Home Choice

Please note that the information about Housing Allocations and the Housing Register on these pages relates to the current Housing Allocation Scheme.  This scheme is no longer valid after 19th April 2017.  For more information go to www.birmingham.gov.uk/allocation-scheme.


Welcome to Birmingham Home Choice.  If you are ready to get started, visit our Property Site where you can view what is available this week, place bids, and manage your account.   Birmingham Home Choice is the way that the council and other Registered Social Landlords let their homes.


On this site, you will find more information about how to join the scheme, how to bid for properties and how to get support using Birmingham Home Choice. 

There is a high demand for social housing in Birmingham. We strongly advise our customers to consider all of their housing options when looking to find a new home. 


 Are you looking to privately rent a property?

No Deposit. No Problem.

See available properties


For help and advice with finding a new home in Birmingham visit our Birmingham Housing Options website.

If you are a a current social tenant and want to move within the midlands you can register with Let's Swap. More information on this can be found on Birmingham City Council's website.

Register for free with Let's Swap - the free mutual exchange scheme for all Midlands social tenants 


To enter into a mutual exchange, you must have a secure tenancy and have lived in your property for at least twelve months.


Birmingham City Council reserve the right to withdraw a property from Birmingham Home Choice without notice in the event of an emergency.


Important - Welfare Reform

The government is proposing a number of changes to benefits that may affect how your benefits are worked out. For example, if you bid on a property that is too big for your needs, your Housing Benefit is likely to be reduced and you will need to pay the difference.

For further information navigate to Important Changes . This will take you to information about Welfare Reform on the Birmingham City Council website. It is important that you read this information and take this into consideration before you make a bid.

If you need any further information about Welfare Reform and how it may affect how you bid please call 0121 675 5779 or contact us via e mail enquiry@birminghamhomechoice.org.uk.

 Please choose a language at the bottom left of the screen for information in that language. 




Birmingham City Council Birmingham Social Housing Partnership
Birmingham Home Choice Property Site
  • This week's properties
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  • Flexible Tenancies
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  • Allocations Policy Amendment
    (PDF 83Kb) (RTF 17Kb)
  • User Guide
    (PDF 1848Kb) (RTF 210Kb)
  • Symbols Guide
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  • Application form guide
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  • Factsheet 1 Bidding tips
    (PDF 75Kb) (RTF 17Kb)
  • Factsheet 2 Adapted properties
    (PDF 74Kb) (RTF 44Kb)
  • Allocation Scheme summary
    (PDF 380Kb) (RTF 155Kb)
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