Dundee Homefinder Service - Information for Applicants

Dundee Homefinder can assist you to secure private sector tenancies in an area that suits you. We will liaise and co-ordinate with landlords on your behalf to view suitable properties. We can accompany you to viewings and provide help for you to set up and manage your new home. You can apply to us direct or be referred by any agency you may be working with. Call us on 01382 433003 for more information or to make an appointment.

Please note, all applicants must be in receipt of welfare benefits (have recourse to public funds) or be in employment. 

Due to Welfare Reform, people under the age of 35 are only entitled to the Shared Room Rate of Local Housing Allowance (Housing Benefit or Universal Credit).  However, there are certain exemptions in place for those between the ages of 25 to 35 who have been resident in temporary supported accommodation for at least 3 months, for those in receipt of disability benefits (care component) and care leavers.  In these instances Dundee Homefinder may be able to assist you get a one bedroom flat.

Read our  Viewing Private Sector Rented Properties - Tenant Checklist Viewing Private Sector Rented Properties - Tenant Checklist that provides important information to help you make the right decision, if you are looking to rent a property for less that three unrelated people