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Council housing

One of the obvious ways to find housing when claiming housing benefit is to apply directly to your local council for council housing. Unfortunately, the council cannot meet the demand of those in need of council housing and therefore there is a waiting list.

So who is eligible for housing supplied from the council? How do you go about applying and how does the council choose who is a priority and get housed quickest. In this section we will cover all of these questions and more.

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