Shared Ownership: Local Priorities Cascade
Shared Ownership properties and information about how to apply can be found through Help to Buy - East and South East.
East Herts Council has a Local Priorities Cascade for Shared Ownership properties which is effective from the 1 September 2015.
- Joint 1st Priority - Social housing tenant living in East Herts continuously for 12 months preceding. MOD personnel living in East Herts or had lived in East Herts before being posted elsewhere.
- Applicant currently resident and has done so continuously for 12 months preceding in East Herts; 1st priority non home owner, 2nd shared owners needing to move to larger accommodation or home owners needing to move to larger accommodation; 3rd relationship breakdown where a person cannot afford to buy on the open market.
- Applicant with a local connection, for example with past residence (have lived in the district for 5 years) or close family association (parent/siblings/adult children who have lived continuously in the district for the last 5 years), to East Herts but not currently living or working in the district.
- Applicant permanently and currently employed for at least 1 year proceeding for over 16 hours per week in East Herts, but resident outside of East Herts.