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The Common Housing Register

Instead of different waiting lists, the council works with housing associations in Rugby to produce a Common Housing Register.

Eligible applicants only have to fill in one application form to be considered for housing by the council or a housing association operating in Rugby.

Who can join the Common Housing Register?

The council operates a waiting list system, with applicants at the top of the list offered vacant properties. A banding system determines the applicant's housing priority.

Applicants who refuse two suitable offers of accommodation will be removed from the register. Applicants who have been accepted as homeless will be moved into priority band three if one offer of suitable accommodation is refused.

The council defines 'suitable' in line with both its Housing Allocations Policy and parts 6 and 7 of the Housing Act 1996.

We're currently upgrading our online application service, so to apply to join the Common Housing Register, please download and complete the application form.

Download the housing waiting list application form

Email completed forms to

We work with the following housing associations:

  • Orbit Heart of England
  • Midland Heart
  • Mercian Housing
  • LHA ASRA Group

You can make a direct application to Clarion Housing and Sanctuary Housing to register for a housing association home in the Rugby area.

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