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Social housing

Worthing Homes is one of the RSLs operating in the Sussex coastal region. Usually only those who are registered with a Local Authority or a Housing Association are eligible to apply for social rented properties.

Since December 2009 choice based lettings have been in place, this gives you more choice about the area you live in.

Homemove is the choice based lettings system for council and Housing Association homes in Sussex.

In order to bid for properties you must be registered with a Local Authority. To register with local authorities we work with, please visit their respective websites:

Affordable Rent Scheme

If you would like to be considered for one of our affordable rented homes, please register with your local council as early as possible. For more information about affordable rent see our 5yr Affordable rent guide, the 6yr Affordable rent guide and our Tenancy Policy: Affordable Rent Scheme.

For more information on choice based lettings and how the system works you can download the Homemove Scheme User Guide or visit the Homemove website.

If you are not eligible for social housing, why not look at our other options?

  • Shared ownership
  • Intermediate rent


In December 2009 Homemove, the Choice Based Lettings scheme for Sussex, was launched and is now the way for new and existing residents to get properties.

For more details, please visit our transfers section.

Mutual Exchange

One of the quickest and easiest ways to move home, and we will support and encourage any residents who wish to exchange their home with another resident.

For more details, please visit our mutual exchange page.