Frequently Asked Questions - Properties to Rent

Q. What is Intermediate Rent Scheme?

A. Properties where rent is set at Housing Allowance level or % of the open market rental price dependent on the landlords arrangement as this may vary.

Q. How much savings can I have to be eligible to be on the register for intermediate rent?

A. Applicant should have no more than £16,000 savings.

Q. Do I get priority if I am a Social Tenant?

A. The property's priority criteria must be adhered to, but with some schemes a social tenant is given priority in order to release social property, this will be noted on the advert.

Q. How do you draw up the waiting list?

A. Once registered and when you declare an interest for a property the shortlist will be created in approval date order, local connection and family size will be considered. See Tai Teg Process tab on our web-site for more information.

Q. What additional document do I need to submit to be considered for a property?

A. Once you have declared an interest and a shortlist has been created we will then invite the individuals e.g. top three to provide the documents noted under the Tai Teg Process tab on our web-site. It is important that you submit the documents within the timescale noted. Failure to supply the documents will results in you being placed back on the register and not being considered for the property.

Q. Partner / Spouse on application

A. If you have a partner / spouse you must complete them as a “joint applicant”, and not under “Family Details”

Jargon Buster :

These are some of the terms and common words that you are likely to come across on our website and during the process of your application. Please use this to help you better understand these common words and phrases. A useful list for anyone looking to rent a property via Tai Teg.

  • Housing Association

A blanket term for Not for profit organisations that have the aim of making homes available and affordable for all.

  • Affordable Housing

Housing built by Housing Associations or Registered Providers, with subsidies from the Government.

  • Gross household income

Gross income refers to the total amount earned before taxes and other deductions, just like annual salary.

  • Net income

Net income refers to your income following deductions, i.e tax and National Insurance payments.

  • Equity – (relevant to home owners)

The value of the property less any money that you owe that is secured against it.

  • S106 (Section 106)

A section 106 agreement is an agreement between a developer and a local planning authority about measures that the developer must take to reduce their impact on the community.

Need help?

If you need help filling out any part of your application then please feel free to contact us on any of the details below:

Phone: 03456 015 605

Or alternatively, you can visit our help pages to find out more.

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