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New housing allocations policy

The council has made key changes to its housing allocations policy, meaning the way we let council homes in Wolverhampton is changing.

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Artist's impression of a house at Danesmore Pastures
New council homes are being built by City of Wolverhampton Council’s wholly owned housing company, WV Living. The first homes to be completed will be on the site of the former Danesmore Park Primary School in Ashmore Park.

Photo of new build properties in Harrowby Road
Work will begin in January on the third phase of new build council housing on small derelict sites. Harper Group PLC has been awarded the contract to deliver 26 homes across five sites. They will be developing:

Our property adverts will run a little differently over the Christmas period. Adverts will go live at 5pm on Tuesday 19th December 2017 and close at 9am on Monday 25th December 2017. There will no adverts between Christmas and new year.

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City of Wolverhampton Council’s homelessness services are switching to Wolverhampton Homes from Monday 4th December 2017. People who are homeless or threatened with homelessness will no longer need to visit the Civic Centre to get support and advice.

Artists Impression of Clare Street
We have 21 new homes coming soon across Wolverhampton and they will be advertised for bidding in the next few months. Watch out for the adverts so you can get bidding. The new homes will be:

Image of a street sign stating Housing Choices
Housing Options Assessment tool  We’ve made some changes to the housing application process.

Image with the words:YOU live, learn, work City of Wolverhampton 1-7 April 2017
The City of Wolverhampton has so much to offer - it is a great place to live, learn, work. Read on for a week of free events to support local people 1-7 April.  City of Wolverhampton's first Housing Fair will be staged during Residents Week next month. The free event will take place at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, WV1 1DU, on Sunday 2nd April, between 11am and 3.30pm.

Artists Impression of Dale Street and Russell Street
Four new homes will be coming soon in Dale Street and Russell Street in Graiseley and the first home will be advertised on 21st February. There will be two 3 bedroom bungalows and two 3 bedroom houses, which are being built to meet wheelchair design standards.

We'll be advertising four new build homes in Lawnside Green, Stowlawn which will soon be available. These are new specially adapted houses with through lifts for families.

Universal Credit – the biggest shake-up of the benefits system in a generation has arrived in Wolverhampton as of Monday 8th February and a group of local organisations have launched a campaign to help residents manage the changes. Universal Credit is the Government’s flagship welfare reform. It is a new type of benefit, administered by the Department of Work and Pensions, designed to support people who are on a low income or out of work.