If you're a Westminster Council tenant wishing to move to a new council property, you'll be given priority if you meet some or all of the conditions below.
You won't qualify for a larger property if friends, lodgers or other relatives have moved in with you. Read more about housing allocation
We'll pay you to move out of a large property into a smaller property so that the large property can be used for families who desperately need more rooms.
We can offer you:
As well as the cash incentive, there are other reasons that may encourage you to move:
We give priority for re-housing to council tenants who are living in severely overcrowded housing.
If your housing association is unable to help you move out of overcrowded accommodation, we have a small quota of properties available. Ask your housing association about the scheme.
We can't help tenants of private landlords to move to council housing, but if your conditions are officially overcrowded, we can help you find alternative private accommodation of the correct size.
We'll add you to this list if your housing is having a serious negative effect on:
To apply, fill in the assessment form and send it off with your transfer application.
If you are a private tenant, please complete the medical assessment form and return it to the Housing Options Service along with your
Housing Application Form.
Our Medical Adviser will look at your circumstances and will contact your GP for more information if necessary.
We'll then make recommendations about your case and decide whether you qualify for Category A Medical Priority.