Please find below a list of frequently asked questions for the Homechoice and applying for social housing. Next page Pages in Applying for social housing FAQs You are here: Applying for social housing FAQs What is HomeChoice? Who can apply for housing through HomeChoice? What is a local connection? How can I apply for Homechoice? How is my application assessed? How is my band assessed on Homechoice? How do you decide which band a property is advertised in? What can affect my banding? What type and size property am I able to bid for? What happens if my circumstances change? Can the Council bid for me? What happens if I refuse an offer of accommodation? How do I bid? I don’t have a computer. How can I bid? What happens if I am offered a property? How long will it take to get an offer?