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Applications for General Housing :

 

1.         ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

 

  • The normal residential qualifications for acceptance on the waiting list and/or allocation of accommodation are for at least one of the applicants to have a:-

 

(a)         minimum of 10 years residence in the Isle of Man; and

(b)        minimum of 5 years residence in the Local Authority District of Onchan. 

 

The residential qualifications do not need to be continuous or immediately prior to the application.

 

  • The waiver of either of the residential qualifications at (a) or (b) is unlikely, and will only be considered in VERY EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES.

 

  • No applications will be considered from single people under the age of 18.

 

  • Single applicants accepted on to the waiting list should be aware that suitable accommodation may be in short supply.

 

  • The thresholds for income and savings are reviewed annually.  Please make sure that you have the current advice sheet containing the relevant information.

The uniform acceptance criteria for acceptance onto housing waiting lists for general housing can be found at  http://www.gov.im/media/11871/criteriaforacceptanceontowaiting_general_housing.pdf

2.         ALLOCATION CRITERIA

 

  • With regard to the allocation of properties a point system is applied to every housing application. 

 

  • The aim of the points system is to assess each applicant by a common set of standards in relation to their housing needs.

 The criteria for allocation of properties: pointing system see: http://www.gov.im/media/11875/criteria_for_allocation_of_properties_-_pointing_system_-_2013.pdf

4.         OTHER HOUSING AUTHORITIES

 

  • Applicants may not be on more than one public sector waiting list at the same time.  Where applicants are residentially qualified in more than one Housing Authority area, they must decide to which Authority they prefer to apply. 

 

5.         APPLICATION FORM

 

Application forms are available at the offices of Onchan District Commissioners, Hawthorn Villa, 79 Main Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 4AP.   Tel: (01624) 675564.

 

6.         GUIDANCE NOTES FOR YOUR APPLICATON FORM

 

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APPLICATIONS FOR SHELTERED HOUSING IN ONCHAN AREA

1.         ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

 

  • The normal residential qualifications for acceptance on the waiting list and/or allocation of accommodation are for at least one of the applicants to have a  minimum of 10 years residence in the Isle of Man. 

 

The residential qualifications do not need to be continuous or immediately prior to the application.

 

  • The waiver of the residential qualifications at (a) or (b) is unlikely, and will only be considered in VERY EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES.

 

  • Sheltered housing applicants are required to be above state retirement age and have a medical need for sheltered housing.    This latter requirement should ve confirmed by a letter from a medical practitioner.

 

2.         APPLICATION FORM

 

Application forms are available at the offices of Onchan District Commissioners, Hawthorn Villa, 79 Main Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 4AP.   Tel: (01624) 675564.

 

 


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