We no longer own any housing stock. We transferred all of our Council House properties to Ryedale Housing Association – now part of Yorkshire Housing.
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We are a member of North Yorkshire Home Choice – North Yorkshire’s way of allocating social (council) housing association properties for rent. It also includes some shared ownership properties for sale.
If you want to apply for housing association housing, you’ll need to register online and meet certain criteria to qualify.
If you do not have access to a computer, you can use one at Ryedale House, Malton. There are also public computers available around the district in libraries and public buildings. If you are unable to use or access a computer, please call Yorkshire Housing on 0345 366 4404 or ask our Customer Services team on 01653 600666 for help with how to apply.
What other information will I need for my application?
You’ll find information on the whole process here: North Yorkshire Home Choice – guidance on how to apply.
What else do I need to know?
- Yorkshire Housing looks after our social housing list for Ryedale and there are always a lot of people looking for social or housing association homes in Ryedale. The more flexible you are about the areas and property types you are willing to consider, the more chance you will have of being rehoused.
- To help you, we have put together a table showing the location of all housing association properties in Ryedale.
- Additional family houses (not on the table above) have also been built in the market towns
North Yorkshire Home Choice also have their own waiting list. You can apply directly through their website. They have two schemes in Ryedale, one in Malton and one in Helmsley.
I need financial help to buy carpets or furniture – can you help?
We can’t usually fund carpets or furnish your house, but you may be able to apply for help from occupational charities if you have worked in the past and there is a charity linked to your job role. Please see www.turn2us.org.uk for more information. You may also be able to buy affordable furniture from the community furniture store in Scarborough www.communityfurniturestore.co.uk or telephone 01723 267177.