Can't read this site? Try these tools :  
Dorset Home Choice

Housing Options

Housing Options

Take a look at Low Cost Home Ownership, Mutual Exchange and Private Rental...

Help & FAQ

Help & FAQ

Frequently asked questions about and the bidding process...

Dorset Homechoice COVID-19 Update 18/5/20

During the next few weeks properties on Dorset Homechoice will start being Advertised again. Please ensure you regularly check your online account for advertised properties you are eligible for.

Please be advised that in line with the social distancing advice from the government, we are limiting the post coming to our teams.  Therefore, please be aware of the following:

• To apply for Dorset Home choice housing register, please complete the online form only
• If you are unable to complete the form, please contact the relevant team to discuss and they will be able to assist you
• If you would like to provide any supporting information, or you are requested to provide documents during this time we will accept a photo or scanned copy of the document, which can be emailed to us. Please be advised that this will need to clear and legible
• If we have asked you for medical information, please do not visit your GP unless is it absolutely necessary to do so. Your GP may be able to provide you with some information via email but this service is not available in every GP surgery. You can provide any information you already have but we may not be able to fully complete your assessment.
• Any correspondence will be sent to you by email
• The telephone service will operate as usual

To help during this difficult time, please:

• Ensure that your email address is up to date. Councils and landlords will be using emails rather than sending letters
• Regularly login to your Dorset Homechoice account to check for service updates
• Use the online application form wherever possible.

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

01202 451467

01202 795213

01202 633804

Dorset Council

East Dorset area
01202 228947

Purbeck area
01929 557370

Weymouth & Portland, West and North Dorset areas
01305 251010


Welcome to Dorset Homechoice

To see what properties are available for bidding please log in to your account.

New applicants

Step 1 – applying to register

You will need to apply to register with the Homechoice scheme before you can bid for properties. Once registered you will be able to bid for properties within the areas you are eligable.

apply now

Once you have applied, proofs will be required - click here for more information

Step 2 – bidding for properties

When you have received notification that your application has been accepted you can begin to bid for properties. To do this you need to create an account. This is separate to the account you created to register with the scheme.

create a new account

Existing applicants

Existing applicants can return to the site at any time to bid for properties. Simply click the log in option in the top right hand corner of this page and enter your account details.


Give feedback