Ways to move home
Listed below are the
different ways you can move into one of our properties:
- Kent Homechoice
- Mutual Exchange
- Sheltered Housing
First, you will need to submit an application form to Kent
Homechoice. Every week you can look through a list of available
properties from social landlords. You can then let Medway Council
know what properties interest you by phone, text, website, TV, in
person or writing. For more information or to apply for housing
visit http://www.kenthomechoice.co.uk/ or
visit our Kent Home Choice page.
This is where you swap your home. You can swap with another mhs
tenant, another housing association or local council. For more
information, please see our Mutual
If you live in a property that no longer meets your needs, you
can apply to transfer to another mhs homes property. If you need to
move due to the Welfare Benefit Reform or you live in a 3 or 4
bedroom property and want to downsize, take a look at our Transfer page to find out what you need to
If you are over 55, you can apply to live in sheltered housing.
We offer studio flats, self-contained flats and bungalows. All
schemes have a Support Officer available to support you with living
independently. Most of our schemes organise social events providing
the opportunity to get to know your neighbours. Find out more by
visiting our Sheltered Scheme
Moving away from mhs homes
Please be aware that if you choose to give up your tenancy and
move out of your mhs homes property you need to give 4 weeks notice
in writing. Find out more by visiting our Moving Away from mhs homes page.
Any spare rooms?
Are you living in a 4,5 or 6 bedroom house with rooms to
We offer a financial package if you downsize to a smaller
property. Take a look at our Spare
Rooms page for more information.
Please be aware that Housing Benefit will only pay towards your
rent for the rooms that you need, having spare rooms could be
costly to you.
If you would like to
talk to a Customer Service Advisor about living in one of our
properties please call 01634 565333