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Join the Northampton Housing Register

This page is for anyone who would like to appy for social housing in Northampton.

If you have not already joined the register you can apply below.

You will need:

  • details of your tenancy history
  • names and dates of birth for your whole household
  • details of any medical needs that affect your housing application


Your housing application will take between 7 to 8 weeks to process and assess once we have received it. A member of our Applications Team will contact you after your application has been assessed. Unfortunately they are unable to contact you before this time. There is no need to contact us unless there is a change of circumstances that may affect your application.

Apply now

Read more about the housing register and how we allocate housing.

What is the Northampton Housing Register?

The Northampton Housing Register is a list of people who have applied for social housing and are eligible according to Northampton Borough Council's allocation policy.

The Register is shared by a number of social housing providers to make access to social housing as fair and simple as possible, with only one application form.

Once you are registered

When you join the housing register, we will write to let you know:

  • your housing registration number (HRN)
  • your band
  • your housing registration date
  • the types of properties you can bid for
How do I bid for a property?


Once you have a housing registration number, you can bid for properties here

If you need help bidding, please call 0300 330 7003.