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Choose N Move will begin accepting bids from 17 June

Published: Thursday 11 June 2020

Kirklees Council’s Choose N Move service, which helps people to bid on council and other social housing properties in Kirklees will re start on Wednesday 17 June.   

The council paused the service in line with national guidance at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March. 

Following government guidance on how councils and other social housing landlords can start to safely allocate and let properties again, the council is getting ready to re-open the service.

The council is committed to supporting economic and social recovery following the easing of lockdown, and will continue to prioritise keeping people safe and limiting the risk of infection. 

It will be following national guidance closely and have been working hard to review their procedures to make sure they can operate in a way that assures the health and safety of both customers and staff. 

Anyone who is looking for a home with the council or a housing association can find out more information and register their bids on available properties from the 17 June at  www.choosenmove.org.uk.

Cllr Cathy Scott, Cabinet Member responsible for housing said: “I am delighted that we are able to re-open this much needed service, in order to provide affordable, quality housing to those that need it most.  The pandemic has highlighted the importance of having a place to call home and restarting  this service will help bring families together, provide individuals with much needed security and give space to those that have been sharing but really need a place of their own.”