Register for a property

Register for a property

If you would like to apply for one of our houses, flats or bungalows, you need to register with our Home Options service.


How to register

We only accept registrations online - please go to and complete the online registration form


No internet access?

If you don't have internet access, you can get online for free at your local library.

Find your local library and check opening times here, or call the Library Information Service on 01629 533444.


How does registering on Home Options work?

We have put together some guidance on the new Home Options service and how to apply for rehousing:

If our documents are not accessible to you, you can request a different format here.
Frequently asked questions about reregistering for housing PDF (PDF 594 KB)
How to access the internet for free at libraries PDF (PDF 226 KB)
Guide to setting up a free email account PDF (PDF 379 KB)
Documents needed to process your application PDF (PDF 491 KB)
How to bid on properties PDF (PDF 375 KB)
Eligibility for property types and sizes PDF (PDF 395 KB)
Household eligibility table PDF (PDF 327 KB)
Local connection to the Chesterfield Borough Council area PDF (PDF 307 KB)
Information for existing and former homeowners PDF (PDF 554 KB)
Priority for housing on medical grounds PDF (PDF 156 KB)
Advice for tenants requesting a transfer PDF (PDF 304 KB)
Mutual exchanges PDF (PDF 496 KB)
Chesterfield Home Options Policy June 2019 PDF (PDF 1.08 MB)


Need more help?

The Home Options website has a help and advice section that has lots of useful information about how Home Options works and how to bid on properties. 

You can also email or call 01246 345700 to speak to us.

You can also visit the Home Options Team at On the Move, 73 Low Pavement, Chesterfield, S40 1PB.


Protecting your information

We take the privacy of your information seriously, see our housing allocations and homelessness privacy notice for more information.

Last updated on 08 September 2022