Transferring home through your local authority

If you have an assured, secure or fixed term tenancy with us, you can register for a transfer through your local authority, and they will assess your circumstances.

Once you’ve registered you’ll be able to bid on available homes through their choice-based lettings scheme. The schemes are different in each area so contact your local council for more information.

You can apply for a transfer as long as you have an assured or fixed term tenancy agreement with us and have been living in your current home for more than 12 months.

Sovereign’s banding criteria

This is the banding criteria we use when assessing a resident’s need to move to a new property.