Welcome to Living Merthyr Tydfil - Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council's official website for all things housing... Here you can access information and advice, view social housing properties available for rent, register on the common housing register - which would allow you to apply for social housing properties and on this site you'll find any shared ownership properties for sale.
We aim to give you more choice in deciding where you want to live. Properties that are available for rent may be advertised daily and each advert will remain live for at least 7 days before closing. Properties are allocated according to housing need, and NOT on a first come first served basis.
In order to begin applying for available properties, you must first REGISTER on this site. Then you must complete a Housing Registration Application, providing details of your current housing and household circumstances. Once complete and submitted, your application will be reviewed by a Council Officer to validate the information provided. Once validated, you will recieve a message when you log into your account advising you that you are now active and able to begin applying for properties. If during validation, we require more information, you will recieve a message when you log into your account advising you what you are required to do.
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This site is packed with lots of interesting housing-related information, advice and assistance.
Try our Housing Options Wizard - which will tailor the information presented, based upon your personal circumstances.
On the right hand side of this page is a panel with some helpful topics to get you started.
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