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Find a home

Sanctuary Housing Association provides affordable homes across England to people on low incomes.

Below is some information to guide you through applying for general needs social housing properties with us:

Housing residents stand on the doorstep of their home

Applying for a home

If you are looking for a new home, there are a few ways that you can apply to rent a property from us. Find out more about how we allocate affordable housing.


Apply for a home

Exterior of Brook Villas

Available properties

We currently have some vacant properties to rent in England. Our online property section is updated regularly with the latest availability across the country.


Property search


Fitted kitchen with integrated appliances

Moving within Sanctuary

If you are already one of our residents and your housing needs change, we will try our best to help you transfer to a more suitable property.


Transfer properties

Communal lounge at Oakdene, an older persons accommodation.

Housing for older people

We offer purpose-built rental properties exclusively for older people, with a variety of communal facilities, allowing you to live comfortably, securely and independently.


Older Person's Scheme


A typical bedroom (Show flat in Mar House, Edgware)

Buy or part-buy a home

We have home ownership properties of various types across the country. We can help you find your ideal home and the home ownership scheme that's right for you.


Buy a home

A key opens a door

Moving in

When you have signed your tenancy agreement and are ready to move into your new home there are a few things to remember to help your move run smoothly.


Moving in


Advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The health and safety of our residents, their families and our staff is our number one priority.

In response to Government guidelines following the COVID-19 outbreak, we reviewed the services we provide to our customers and made some changes. More information about our response can be found on our dedicated webpage. We hope you understand why we have had to make these decisions.

We will continue to monitor the situation daily and keep you updated of any changes via this website and our social media channels.

Read our notice