We have joined together with North Kesteven District Council to help residents find a suitable council home within the central Lincolnshire area.
Properties are offered to families or individuals with the greatest housing need first.
If you want to apply for housing in Lincoln or North Kesteven, you will need to either register with Lincshomefinder online or contact your local authority.
Priority for social housing is given to those with the greatest housing need. It is unlikely that we would be able to offer accommodation to those with little or no housing need.
Housing need is generally defined as those who are
If you do not fall into one of the above categories, we strongly advise that you do not register for Lincs Homefinder and that you seek alternative accommodation such as in the privately rented sector.
We receive an extremely high number of applications and the current processing time for applications is 8 weeks.
Apply for council housing
You can bid on properties if you meet the advertised criteria for that property within the deadline given.
You can make a bid:
You can read how properties are allocated in the Lincs Homefinder allocations policy on our allocations policy page.
If you think you are in danger or are about to become homeless please see our section on homelessness and what we can do to help.