Join the Housing Register

You must complete this online form to join the Richmond Housing Register for rented social housing and shared ownership.

Before you start

This form is for new applications only.

Do not complete this form if you:

If you want to speak to us about a previous application call the Housing Provision Team on 020 8487 5454. You will need to quote the reference number we gave you when you applied.

You will need

Before you start the form you will need the following:

  • Information about your immigration status
  • Names and dates of birth for everyone on the application
  • National Insurance numbers for everyone on the application over 16 years old
  • Details of all the places you have lived in the past 5 years
    • address, with postcode (find your postcode)
    • move in date
    • move out date
    • type of tenure (e.g. private rented, council property)
  • Details of any homes you have owned or have any interest in
  • Information about any mortgages you have or have previously had
  • Total income and savings of everyone on your application, including:
    • earnings from employment
    • welfare benefits received
    • total savings and investments held

You will not be able to complete some parts of the form without this information.

What happens next

We will write to you with a reference number and the number of points you have been awarded as soon as possible. We receive a high volume of applications, which we process in date order. Please do not contact us about the progress of your application, as this may cause a delay in our processing time.

You must keep this reference number safe.

Data protection

The Council respects your privacy rights and is committed to ensuring that it protects your details, the information about your dealings with the Council and other information about you available to the Council (“your information”).

The information you give us when completing this form will be used strictly in accordance with our personal information policy.

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Updated: 26 January 2016