Homes across County Durham are let using a Choice Based Lettings (CBL) scheme known as Durham Key Options. This scheme allocates properties through choice, giving you a greater say in where you live. It is operated by a partnership of housing providers.
Under the scheme, properties are advertised and applicants choose where they wish to live by expressing an interest in a property. This is a change to previous schemes where landlords offered properties as they became available to the applicant at the top of a waiting list.
Durham Key Options includes properties managed by:
The scheme offers:
For further information about Durham Key Options please contact your nearest housing provider or visit the Durham Key Options website.
Visit the Durham Key Options: applying page for more information on.
Most housing association tenants, have a right to exchange properties, provided that their landlords give approval. Find out more about home swaps.