Are you looking for housing association properties in Sunderland? We may be able to help. Here at Accent Housing, we are a housing association providing safe, affordable and quality homes to those who need them.
We have a wide range of homes throughout the North, East and South of England, including housing association properties in Sunderland.
Why Choose A Housing Association Property?
Housing associations are ideal for people on a low income as they are more affordable than private rented properties.
Renting from a housing association is also more secure than renting from a private landlord (who can take the home back at any given moment).
Aside from being affordable and secure, housing association properties are almost always located in convenient locations, close to schools, amenities and transport links.
In addition, you have more flexibility in how you decorate your home. Other benefits include lifetime tenancies and repairs services.
Living In Sunderland
Housing associations properties in Sunderland are not always easy to come by – mainly because there is such high demand. Sunderland is a sought after place to live – and here’s why….
It has been named the 3rd most affordable city to live in the UK and has also been ranked as one of the cheapest cities to rent a home.
Sunderland has also been named the number one place for people under 30 to live and work in the UK. The study conducted considered a range of factors, including housing, travel, jobs and crime, among others.
The results were categorised into “satisfaction” and “happiness”, and Sunderland ranked at number 1 for Satisfaction and number 4 for Happiness, making it the best city in the UK. Plus, a 2017 study found that Sunderland is one of the cheapest places in the world to be a student.
A Compare The Market Survey carried out in 2018 also found that Sunderland is the 7th safest place to live in the UK, with low crime rates and fast A&E response times.
The modern port city of Sunderland has the best of what England has to offer, including beautiful green spaces, charming beaches and vibrant city life.
It is ideally located with excellent transport links to and from the city. You can reach other areas of the North East with ease, making commuting a breeze.
Not that you have to leave the city for work. Sunderland is championing several sectors, including the automotive sector and the IT and software industries.
From graduates to career-climbers, Sunderland has plenty of employment opportunities for everyone. Start-up businesses, SME’s and huge corporations feel at home in this amazing city.
If you are planning on raising a family in Sunderland, you will be happy to know there is an excellent choice when it comes to schools and further education.
The city is home to a number of primary schools, secondary schools and SEN schools, many of which have been deemed “good” or “outstanding” by education regulator Ofsted.
Plus, there is a wide selection of sixth forms, colleges and even award-winning universities in Sunderland and surrounding areas.
How To Rent From A Housing Association
In some areas in England, housing association properties are let through choice-based letting schemes.
CBL schemes allow you to make choices about where you want to live and which home is most suitable for you. To get a housing association property through a CBL scheme, you should register with your local authority.
Alternatively, in some areas in England, Accent Housing properties are available to rent directly through us. We have a dedicated online application system called Let’s Move that allows you to search and apply for homes. A lot of our properties across Teesside, Lancashire and Yorkshire are let through Let’s Move.
Registering for Let’s Move is simple. All we need is your name, email address and a password. Once your account has been verified, you can start to search and apply for housing association properties in Sunderland and surrounding areas. You can even set up alerts so you are notified when a new property comes up.
Accent Housing offers flats, family homes and sheltered accommodation for over 55’s. You can view some of our available properties by using the search function on our website.
Get In Touch
Accent Housing has helped more than 41,000 residents find homes for themselves and their families in England. We have been operating since 1966 and aim to provide safe and affordable homes to those who need them.
If you have any questions about renting a housing association property in Sunderland, or if you would like help finding your next home, get in touch with our team. You can call us on 0345 678 0555 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.