You can register with Coventry Homefinder by completing the on-line application form. Registering on Coventry Homefinder is a fully automated service and you will be provided with your registration number as soon as you have completed this. You will be placed in band 3A or 3B depending on whether you have a local connection to the area.
For details on whether you are eligible to register, please click Who Can Use the Service.
If you think that your household requirements mean that you should be in a different band you must contact the Coventry Homefinder Team requesting an assessment. Please provide the relevent information to:
Coventry Homefinder, 1st Floor Spire House, New Union Street, Coventry, CV1 2PW.
Details of priority bands can be found here
Details of the information you need to provide can be found on the Further Information page.
Once you have registered on Coventry Homefinder you should keep your account up to date with any changes to your household to ensure that you can bid on appropriate accommodation. Changes to your circumstances can be made by logging in to your online application, making the changes and clicking submit at the end of the application.
Please do not email us or send client messages with your changes of circumstances or details as this will not be changed on your application.
You will only be able to bid for a property that is suitable for your household size. To assess the size of property that you need we use the ‘bedroom standard’:
The Coventry Homefinder Policy will allocate a separate bedroom to:
The following table shows some examples:
|Number of Bedrooms|
|2 adults living together as a couple|
|Couple or single adult with one child|
|Couple or single adult with two children|
|Couple or single adult with three children|
|Couple or single adult with four children|
|Couple or single adults with five or more children|