We own and manage approximately 11,000 council properties in Caerphilly county borough and on average 900 of these properties are available for letting each year. Anyone is entitled to apply for a council house, but not everyone will be eligible for rehousing.
Apply for housing
If you would like to apply for council housing contact your local housing office or download our housing application form below.
Housing application form (PDF 230kb)
Council Housing Allocations Scheme
Who the council will consider for housing and how we choose our tenants. This is a document we are legally required to produce.
Council Housing Allocations Scheme (PDF 253kb)
Apply for a transfer or mutual exchange
If you are an existing council tenant and would like to move to another council home, contact your local housing office or download our housing transfer application form below.
Housing transfer form (PDF 220kb)
For information about swapping your council house visit our HomeSwapper and mutual exchange webpage.
The points scheme
In order to assess your priority for re-housing we use a points scheme. For further details about our points scheme is available by downloading our booklet below.
CCBC points scheme (PDF 250 kb)
Council homes ready to rent
We have the following Council homes readily available to let this week, available to download below:
Council rental availability (PDF)
Availability of council homes
If you are applying for council housing, the Excel spreadsheet below will advise you of your prospects of being rehoused in different areas and property types:
Housing Prospects (Excel 63kb)
If you are unable to open this file, you can install a free copy of Microsoft Excel Viewer. (links to external website)
If you require further information and guidance about applying for council housing, contact your local housing office.
An advice booklet is available to download which answers common questions relating to housing, transfer and mutual exchange application.
Applying for a council house – frequently asked questions (PDF 458 kb)