Local Connection Criteria for housing register applicantsPublished: Wednesday 9 March 2022
Persons applying to join Vale of White Horse’s housing register need a local connection to the district.
Applications received without a local connection to Vale of White Horse district, including applicants who only have a local connection to other districts in Oxfordshire, will not be assessed unless there are exceptional circumstances.
For the purposes of inclusion to Vale of White Horse District Council’s housing register, local connection is defined as:
current and permanent residence of choice in Vale of White Horse district, for at least six months.
previous residence of choice in Vale of White Horse district for either six months out of the last twelve or three out of the last five years.
current residence of choice of close family member for at least five years in Vale of White Horse district. Family members are defined as parent, adult children and siblings
current, permanent employment in Vale of White Horse district that is at least 16 hours
Full details of the council’s housing allocation policy are available on the council’s website.
Any changes to the local connection criteria qualification will be notified on this website.