Melton Borough Council

Apply for council housing


Due to the low supply and high demand for council housing, please consider private renting as an alternative option.

Please make sure you read our Privacy Notice before completing the application form.


Complete housing application form



To apply for a council home you will need to complete the online housing application form above. For further information including bandings and how to bid please read our homeseekers booklet.


 The application process

  • Once we have received your completed housing application form with relevant proofs and decided you are eligible to go onto the housing register, we will place you in one of four need bands depending on your current housing circumstances.
  • We will write to you letting you know which band you have been placed in as well as the date and reason for the band placement.  
Find out how your housing application will be looked at