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WELCOME TO Monmouthshire Homesearch

Homesearch is about choices: it's about where you live, work, train and how you live your life.

Homesearch give you the information you need so you can make the right choices. If you're looking for information on homes to rent from councils and housing associations in Monmouthshire, you've come to the right place.

How to Register for Affordable Rented Housing

First, take a look at our Homesearch animation which shows you what you can expect - Homesearch Animated Guide

To make a new application click on Start a New Application

Please note that completing an application can take between 30 and 60 minutes.

When completing this form you will need the following to hand: Your National Insurance Number, previous addresses for the last 5 years, notice to leave, doctors letter, mortgage offer letter, Home Office determination.

If you would like to complete an application that you have already started, click the link above and select 'finish a partial application'

If you are unable to apply for housing on-line, or have any problems with the website when registering, please contact the Homesearch Team on 0345 900 2956.

When you register for housing, we aim to assess your application within 10 workings days. Once we have successfully registered your application, you will receive a welcome letter or e-mail telling you which band you are in and the reason why. For more information on the bands, please click on Scheme User Guide.

If you would like information about the Monmouthshire Common Allocations Policy, please click on Policy Document
Please note this is the New Allocations Policy

If you would like to be considered for Low Cost Home Ownership, or other types of rental properties offered by the partner housing associations, please click on the Buying a Home or Other Rentals for details.

Has Anything Changed?

You must keep us informed about any changes in your circumstances, e.g. adding or removing people on your application, change of address, employment status etc. This is very important, as it could result in a change to your band or your eligibility for certain types of properties. You can download the Change of Circumstances form by clicking on Change of Circumstances

IMPORTANT - You must save your completed form on your computer and return it to us via e-mail at info@monmouthshirehomesearch.co.uk.

PLEASE NOTE, if you are offered a property, the 1st weeks rent is to be paid before the tenancy agreement is signed


Privacy Statement
If you fill in an online form, or bid for a home online, the information you give will be recorded, held, organised and used as part of the housing process by the relevant landlord.

The online housing registration form is used to: start your housing registration; assess the type of property you would be suitable for; help decide your level of housing priority.

The information will be held securely and treated confidentially. You have the legal right to see your housing application file. Contact Monmouthshire Homesearch for more information to do this.

Monmouthshire Homesearch landlords may use data from the website to help build statistical information about housing needs and demands - this statistical information will not describe individual cases, or list individual applicants.

The landlords will only disclose the information you give to certain relevant people or organisations as part of the housing process – such as other Monmouthshire Homesearch landlords; health authorities; the probation service; MPs; and other housing authorities including elected members, board members, social services and your previous landlords.