Moving into your home
If you are in need of housing and want to apply for social housing in Sutton you can find out how by reading our apply for council housing page.
If you are offered a home we will arrange a time for you to sign a tenancy agreement and move in. When you sign up you will:
sign a tenancy agreement
set up a direct debit or tell us how you’re going to pay your rent
make payment for your first weeks rent
get the keys to your home
When you sign up we will:
explain your rights and responsibilities
show you how to log in to your online account
show you how to make a payment, book a repair and check your account balance
make an appointment for your Housing Manager to visit you in 6 weeks and 8 months time.
When you move in you will sign either an:
Each tenancy has different terms and conditions and rights and responsibilities. If you want to discuss these or how they differ from one another please contact us.
If you have an introductory tenancy it will convert to a secure tenancy after 12 months. This may not happen if you have not kept to the terms and conditions of your tenancy.
For more information see our tenancy conditions and tenancy handbook below.
Things to consider before you move in: