Affordable housing

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Types of affordable housing

Creating affordable homes for local people is one of our highest priorities. Whether you are renting or buying, we are committed to ensuring that Cornwall's housing market meets the needs of its communities, and remains accessible to local people.

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How to apply for affordable housing

Cornwall Council looks at the eligibility of purchasers who wish to buy affordable housing in Cornwall. This includes discounted sale, equity share and local needs housing.

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Renting an affordable home

The Homechoice team at Cornwall Housing manages all social and affordable rented housing in Cornwall. When you register with Cornwall Homechoice, they will assess your housing need and give you details of your priority banding, your eligible date, and the type and size of property you can apply for.

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