There are many ways in which people can access social housing or request a move to a different social tenancy if you find that your home no longer suits your needs. These may include any or all of the routes listed below:
Please contact our office to discuss the options available to you or you can access an Application Form from the link
Assignation: is when you transfer a tenancy to another member of the household who has lived in the property for 6 months.
Succession: is when a tenancy is inherited when a tenant dies.
Subletting: is when you wish to sublet all or part of your house to another person.
Joint tenancy: is where you wish another person to become a joint tenant of the property (this would give the same rights as the sole tenant)
Taking in a lodger: is where you wish to allow someone to live in your property (this would not allow them to have the same rights as the sole tenant or joint tenant)
If you want to:
You must first get our written permission. We will not unreasonably refuse permission.
Please contact our office if you would like more information on any of the above.
You are entitled to swap your home with another Govan Housing Association tenant or with a tenant of any council, housing association or co-op in the UK as long as the other tenant holds a Scottish Secure Tenancy or a Short Scottish Secure Tenancy.
You must not move without our permission and we will not unreasonably refuse permission. Reasonable grounds for refusing permission would include the following: –
Please contact our office if you would like more information on mutual exchanges.