Eligibility

Property Household Criteria

There are rules about who is eligible to apply for different types of property in Walsall:-

What type of property am I eligible for?

Property Type

Bedrooms

Eligible family size

One bedroom Flat

1

Single applicant, couple

Two Bedroom Flat

2

Working couple and working single, Families with 1 child or expecting a first child.

Families with 2 children under 10 or families with 2 children of the same sex over 10 and under 16

3 Bedroom Maisonette/Flat

3

Families with 2 children over 10 of mixed sex, Families who need 3 bedrooms as defined by the national bedroom standard.

2 Bedroom House

2

Families with 1 child, families with 2 children under 10 or families with 2 children of the same sex over 10 and under 16.

3 Bedroom House

3

Families with 3 children, families with 2 children over 10 of mixed sex. Families who need 3 bedrooms as defined by the national bedroom standard.

Parlour Type House

(2 reception rooms)

2

Families with 2 children under 10 or families with 2 children of the same sex over 10 and under 16

3 Bedroom Parlour House

3

Families with 3 children, families 2 children over 10 of mixed sex. Families who need 3 bedrooms as defined by the national bedroom standard.

4 Bedroom House

4

Families with more than 4 or more children. Families who need 4 bedrooms as defined by the national bedroom standard.

Sheltered Housing

1,2  or 3

Those with assessed need for supported accommodation

APPLICANTS FOR HOUSING WILL BE ASSESSED ACCORDING TO THE CRITERIA ABOVE.

 (This incorporates the welfare reform changes including ‘Bedroom Tax’ introduced in April 2013).

However, if you wish to be considered for larger accommodation and can show you have the ability to pay the rent please contact the Watmos head office on 01922 471910

How Do I Apply (Walsall)