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West Lancs HomeFinder


Welcome to West Lancs HomeFinder, the way to find and rent a home from West Lancashire Borough Council, Registered Providers of Social Housing and Accredited Private Landlords. We aim to give you more choice in deciding where you want to live. Properties that are available for rent will be advertised each week. 3 bed house

Under 21?        - from April you will not get benefit to cover your rent

Under 35?        - your housing related benefit will be limited to £57.57

New tenant?    - your housing related benefit will be limited 

Who can use HomeFinder?

If you want to apply to rent a home from the Council using HomeFinder, you need to be on the housing register. If you are on the housing register you will automatically be registered for HomeFinder. You can get started straight away.

If you are not on the housing register, you first need to apply to join by completing an application form.

If you need some help completing your application please read the How to complete your application guide

Getting started with HomeFinder

You must tell us which properties you are interested in. This process is known as bidding.

Our website is packed with useful information to help you find you a suitable home. You can use this website to:

Help using HomeFinder

If you would like help to use HomeFinder please contact our Voids & Allocations team.

Some information on this site is in PDF format (Portable Document Format). To view these documents you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Do you want to move quickly? We now have some homes that are being offered on a first come first served basis, for further details look out for  in the Property Search

Related Information

Mutual Exchanges - SwapandMove is a web-based service, aimed at helping tenants to find another tenant to swap with. This service is free to all West Lancashire Borough Council Tenants. Visit SwapandMove (external link) for information on social housing swaps. 


The council advertises garages on HomeFinder. If you are interested in renting one, you do not need to be a council tenant just complete a garage application by using the Online Application now.   

West Lancashire Council Online Logo (external link to Council website)



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