About North Yorkshire Home Choice

Choice based letting sometimes shortened to CBL  is  a system of allocating council or housing association properties available to rent and designed to help support those persons in most urgent housing need find a property using a fair and transparent eligibility and qualification criteria.   

North Yorkshire Home Choice is a choiced based lettings scheme that allocates available Local Authority and Housing Association properties for rent across the partnership area which covers the following local authortiy areas of Craven, Richmondshire, Hambleton, Ryedale, Scarborough and Selby  in North Yorkshire.  (York Council  left North yorkshire Home Choice at then end of May  2022 to operate their own York-Only housing register and allocations policy)

North Yorkshire Home Choice often shortened to NYHC operates a single housing register and allocations policy with a shared set of aims and objectives, to support those persons with the greatest housing need, following Governement legislation and Housing Law.

For more information and to see if you are  eligible and qualify for access to the North Yorkshire Home Choice Housing register you can click on the link  here which will take you to the application section of the site.

Our Website

Our website provides lots of useful information about the housing process.  You can use the website to 

  • Find out how to apply
  • Make an application
  • Check eligibility and qualification criteria
  • Search  for available properties
  • Apply for a property
  • View results of previous lettings
  • Find information on the NYHC Allocations Policy and the number of applicants on the Housing Register
  • Information on our Housing Options and Homeless advice services.
  • Links to Partner websites

To navigate around the system you can use the tabs and drop down options at the top of the page or the topics box at the right hand side of the screen.

If you need any help or advice or have a question about using this website, the application process, the housing allocations policy or general housing advice you can send us a message using the link here which will take you to our contact us page  You can also use the contact us button at the top of this page



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