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Banding Criteria

Wiltshire Council operates the following banding system to prioirtise housing need and the assessment of housing applications.

See leaflet- How Homes4 Wiltshire Works 

Eligible to Bid for all properties

Band

Statutory Requirements

Emergency Medical or Welfare need

  • Care Leavers

Corporate Responsibility

Band 1

(Emergency Need)

 

 

Under Occupying and suffering financial hardship – transfers only

Social Care

Injured, sick or disabled serving or former Armed Forces personnel

Move On

Urgent medical and welfare need

Band 2

(High Need)

No Fixed Abode & Insecurity of tenure

Temporary Accommodation

Seriously overcrowded

Medical and Welfare need

Under Occupying in social housing

Other Statutory requirements

Band 3

(Medium Need

Lacking or sharing facilities

Overcrowded

Armed Forces

Intentionally homeless

Sheltered or Extra Care

Band 4

(Low Need)

Eligible to bid on selected properties

Open Market Register

Low Cost Home Ownership

Home Buy

Shared Ownership

Market rented properties

Older people accommodation

Specialist accommodation for those with specific needs