Choice Based Letting

Choice Based Letting

To give you a greater say over where you live, all houses and flats in Caithness are now allocated through Choice-based lettings. Sheltered housing is excluded from this scheme.

You must BID for the properties you WISH TO LIVE IN. If you do not bid you will not be offered general needs housing in Caithness.

You will need to have an active Highland Housing Register (HHR) Application.

Available properties are advertised on the following websites:

Properties are also advertised in the housing offices and service points. 

New properties can be added daily, please check the websites regularly as properties are usually only advertised for one week. Remember it is up to YOU to bid for properties. 

To bid you must register your interest before the closing date, you can contact the landlord and complete a register of interest form, you can bid online via the advert and you can email or telephone any of the offices. 

Pentland Housing Association Ltd – 01847 892507 or

Albyn Housing Association – 0300 323 0990

Cairn Housing Association – 0800 990 3405 (free from landlines) or 0300 456 1245 (local rate from Mobiles) or

 Highland Council – 01349 886602 or

The property will be allocated to the person who registered an interest and has the greatest housing need.  

If you are not successful you will not hear from us. 

Home visits to discuss your housing situation are part of the allocation process with Pentland Housing Association. 

Pentland Housing Association currently has two properties available under Choice Based Lettings;

11 Calder Drive, Thurso, KW14 7NH

This page was last updated: 18 April 2019
This page will be reviewed: 19 April 2019
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