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Clifton Estate

To qualify you must:

  • Be a council tenant living on Clifton Estate TRA area and in housing need (see below table 1).   
  • Need a home of the right size on offer (we are unable to allow downsizers to keep an additional bedroom).
  • Not owe the Council more than four weeks rent (or £50 if claiming Housing Benefit) at the point of application and of offer.
  • Be registered in bands 1-3 of the Council’s Housing List.

 

‘Housing Need’ means

  • A medical need to move - determined by our medical team.
  • Overcrowding caused by authorised members of your household.
  • Under-occupation and having a spare bedroom.
  • Other priority needs within the Council’s allocation scheme.

 

Other criteria

  • The Council’s priority star system will also apply.
  • Relatives of tenants or private tenants of leaseholders will not be considered.
  • Households will be prioritised in existing priority bands.
  • The order will be determined by tenancy start date (Clifton Estate TRA area) not the date of initial registration.
  • If you are registered already, there’s no need to re-register unless your circumstances have changed.

 

Applying for the homes

  • The new homes will be advertised as 1-8 Parish Apartments, 7 Clayton Road, SE15 5JA Local Lettings scheme (See below table 2).
  • Your final queue position will be decided anything up to ten days after bidding closes.
  • Households with the highest band and longest residence on the Clifton Estate TRA area will have first refusal on the properties.
  • The Council’s refusal policy will not apply for homes on these schemes.

 

Table 1

Qualifying Estates

Carnicot House

Consort Road 2-64          

Flambrough House         

Lambrook House             

Martock Court  

Portbury Close 

Purdon House  

Winford Court  

Witcombe Point              

Yarnfield Square

 

Table 2 Property details

No of units

Property size

Floor level

Rent

Service charge

Total cost

1x

 

1 bed 2 person unit

Fully accessible for wheelchair users

Ground Floor

 

 

£123.62

 

£7.70

 

 

£131.32

 

1x

3 bed 5 person unit

Ground Floor

£132.07

£7.70

£139.77

1x

2 bed 4 person unit

1st floor

£128.35

£7.70

£136.05

1x

3 bed 5 person unit

1st floor

£132.07

£7.70

£139.77

1x

2 bed 4 person unit

2nd floor

£128.35

£7.70

£136.05

1x

3 bed 5 person unit

2nd floor

£132.07

£7.70

£139.77

1x

2 bed 4 person unit

3rd floor

£128.35

£7.70

£136.05

1x

3 bed 5 person unit

3rd floor

£132.07

£7.70

£139.77