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Jubilee Bank Holiday Bidding Cycle 2022

Published: Monday 23 May 2022

There will be a two week bidding cycle over the Jubilee Bank Holiday period which will start on Thursday the 26th May 2022 and will finish on Tuesday the 7th June 2022.


Christmas and New Year 2021 Bidding Cycle

Published: Tuesday 14 December 2021

Christmas and New Year Bidding Cycle

There will be a two week bidding cycle over Christmas and New Year which will start on Thursday the 23rd December 2021 and will close on Tuesday the 4th of January 2022.


Christmas and New Year Bidding Cycle

Published: Wednesday 16 December 2020

There will be a two week bidding cycle over Christmas and New Year which will start on Thursday the 24th December 2020 and will close on Tuesday the 5th of January 2021.


Choice Based Lettings System

Published: Wednesday 11 November 2020

The Nottingham Homesearch Choice Based Lettings Partnership is ending and all three partnership authorities of Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe will be using their own system from the 9th December 2020.

The Choice Based Lettings system is being upgraded and the current URL will no longer be active. The system will be down for the duration of the day on 9th December, however you will be able to access it from 10th December and will be able to bid for properties.

If you are a Broxtowe applicant, you should follow https://www.broxtowe-home-search.org.uk

If you are a Rushcliffe applicant, you should follow https://www.homesearch-rushcliffe.org.uk

If you are a Gedling applicant, you should follow https://www.home-search-gedling.org.uk

If you are a Newark and Sherwood applicant, you should follow https://www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/housing

 

Your methods of logging in to the system should not change.  Some customers who are registered with multiple local authorities will be contacted separately about their application.

 

 

 

 


Introductory Tenancies & Rent in Advance - Broxtowe Borough Council

Published: Tuesday 2 April 2019

The Council offer different Tenancy Agreements. If you are not transferring from a secure council tenancy or an assured housing association tenancy or subject to a fix term tenancy, you will be offered an Introductory Tenancy.

An Introductory Tenancy is a tenancy that begins with a 12month trial period and is effective from the start date of your tenancy. During the first 12 months you will have fewer rights than secure tenant and will be required to demonstrate that you can successfully manage a tenancy.  After the Introductory Tenancy period has expired, we will write to you to advise that your tenancy has changed to a (secure tenancy/fixed term tenancy delete as appropriate)

The purpose of an Introductory Tenancy is to ensure that tenants are following the terms of their tenancy agreements, so it is important that you keep a copy safe and you understand your agreement.  Please let the Council know if you are unsure about anything or are having any difficulties.  If you breach your agreement, action will be taken against you.  If the breaches of the agreement are persistent and serious, the Council can extend your Introductory Tenancy or apply to the County Court to bring your tenancy to an end.   

The Council offers support to tenants who may be suffering difficulties in their tenancy and will visit you a three times throughout the course of your Introductory Tenancy to ensure that all is well in your tenancy, to try and assist in resolving any issues that may have occurred but also to ensure that the tenancy agreement is being followed.  

If you accept the offer of this tenancy you will be required to pay rent in advance upon signing for the property.