A change in the way in which vacant properties are allocated is taking place in Redcar and
The new choice-based lettings (CBL) scheme name is COMPASS. The scheme has been developed with a partnership of the following councils and housing providers:
Coast & Country, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, Erimus Housing. Middlesbrough Council, Darlington Borough Council, Tristar Homes,
The Compass website became live on Monday 1 June 2009 and applicants who are registered on the new scheme became able to bid for vacant properties across the Tees Valley area from Thursday 9 July 2009. At the end of June 2009 we wrote to all applicants registered on the Compass scheme giving details of individual log-in details so they could bid for suitable advertised properties.
The Government has set a target for all local councils and RSL's to introduce CBL by 2010. Within
Since January 2009, in Redcar and Cleveland, Coast & Country have been in regular contact with applicants providing the new application form, newsletter and scheme guide in preperation for the launch of the new system. New applicants can access a copy of the Compass application form at any local housing office or complete the on-line form by visiting the Compass website at www.compasscbl.org.uk
The scheme guide provides the following information:
A copy of the scheme guide will be provided to all new applicants and those who have re-registered their application. To access a copy of the scheme guide please click here .
If you have any queries about the new scheme please contact the following:
Gill Corbett – Housing Support & Strategy Manager 01642 836079
Paula Hammond – Housing Support & Strategy
Jason Lowe - Head of Tenancy Services 01642 771420