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Are you interested in getting your own place? Or maybe you just want to find out more about your options? Whenever you are ready to get your own place, there are a number of different options available to you.

 

For more detailed information on each housing option, click on the relevant link.
 (You can even print the info out)

 

APPLY FOR A HOUSE WITH THE COUNCIL OR A HOUSING ASSOCIATION (click on link)

Renting a place from the Council or a Housing Association is a good option for a lot of people as they can, dependant on the type of tenancy agreement, offer a more secure type of accommodation than Private Lets. You will need to fill in a housing application form that can be picked up from.... (click above for more)

 

BUYING A PLACE (click on link)

Most people would like to be able to buy a place of their own as this gives them more choice about where they stay and the type of property they get. This, however, is one of the most expensive ways to get your own place. At the moment the average price of a two bedroom house in North Ayrshire is .... (click above for more)

 

RENT FROM A PRIVATE LANDLORD (click on link)

A private landlord is someone who buys property to rent it out. You can apply to rent from a private landlord from the age of 16; however landlords generally prefer to rent their property to those people over the age of 35 . This can be for two reasons....(click above for more)

 

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION (click on link)

Apply to Student Halls  

This is accommodation provided by the University or College. Often these are large blocks that can accommodate hundreds of students.  Students will have a locked bedroom (sometimes shared) and will share facilities such as ...(click above for more)

Rent from a Private Landlord

This is the usual option for students who have stayed at the halls of residence for the initial year of their course and have developed good friendships with fellow students and wish to move on. Prices for private rented accommodation ...(click above for more)

Rent a Room through Home Stay

This is where a student moves into someone’s home and rents a room from them. This option is more popular with international students who are new to this country. Accommodation usually comprises of their individual room and shared facilities such as ...(click above for more)

 

North Ayrshire Council

Ancho Housing Association

Irvine Housing Association

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