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Documents required for Social Housing Application

 

All applications should have a completed risk assessment form, financial form (income/expenditure) and tenancy references for the last 5 Years.

 

All evidence needs to be dated within the last 6 months excluding photo ID

 

EVIDENCE OF ADDRESS

1 item of acceptable Documents, relating to your current address

 

  • Utility Bill, most recent

  • Current DWP benefit confirmation letter

  • Council Tax Bill, current year

  • Local Authority / Housing Association / Private tenancy agreement

  • Full UK Driving Licence, with current address detailed

  • Bank / Building Society / Mortgage Statement / Credit Union Statement or pass book

  

ID

You and the people to be housed with you

 

For applicant, partner and household members 18+

 

  • 1 item with photo ID, OR

  • 2 items if photo ID not available

 

Children in household (under 18)

 

  • Birth Certificate AND

  • Confirmation of child benefit (letter or bank statement)

 

Acceptable ID

  • Passport / ID Card

  • UK Driving Licence

  • Bus pass

  • Current DWP benefit confirmation letter

  • Current Inland Revenue Tax notification

  • Birth Certificate

  • HM Forces Identity Card

     

 

PROOF OF INCOME

All applicants must complete the attached financial assessment form and submit with application

 

  • Pay slips – last 3 months

  • Contract of employment

  • Child benefit

  • Child/working tax credits

  • JSA/ESA/Income Support

  • PIP

     

     

    OTHER INFORMATION WHICH MAY BE REQUIRED

     

    • Proof of pregnancy (with estimated due date)

    • Marriage/divorce certificate

    • Name change deed (name changed by Deed Poll)

    • Details of any residency / access arrangements for children

    • Letter from main carer regarding overnight access to children

    • Medical Form

    • Any supporting medical information.

    • Any supporting information from agencies e.g. Probation Service, Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Teams, Social Services.