Previously residents have been able to access the Care and Urgent Needs Scheme through Lancashire County Council. This scheme has now been replaced by the Essential Household Goods Support Scheme.
We provide a dedicated private sector accommodation finding service to assist customers who are homeless or threatened with homelessness to access suitable private rented accommodation.
The majority of social housing in Chorley is managed by Housing Associations (often also referred to as Register Providers). You can view the housing available in Chorley and who the providers are by visiting the Select Move website
If you are worried that someone might be sleeping rough and needs assistance with accessing support with housing. You can report a rough sleeper online using the street link online reporting system.
The purpose of the Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) is to provide humanitarian assistance to rough sleepers on occasions when the weather is considered to be severe.
Chorley has one established extra care facility, Primrose Gardens and another Tatton Gardens, under development and set to open in autumn. Each combines accommodation with care/ support services, it is like sheltered housing but offers help with personal care, household chores and accessing the local community, allowing everyone the freedom and independence of having their own front door
If you are a private landlord or letting agent in Chorley or are looking to become a landlord, you may be interested in the Chorley Private Landlord Forum. The forum meets quarterly at Chorley Town Hall and provides a great opportunity for landlords in Chorley to share good practice and take advantage of advice and training opportunities.
The Low Cost Home Ownership scheme provides properties for sale at a discounted price. These properties are a type of affordable housing designed to assist people to purchase a property that they may not otherwise be able to afford.