Getting a home

If you’re looking for a home in Inverclyde, you’ve come to the right place.  To register for a house with us you first need to complete a registration form. We will then write to you with your User ID, PIN and Housing Needs Group. If you need assistance please call our Customer Experience Team on 0800 013 2196 at any time.

Getting Online

If you need some help to get online the Future Skills team can help. Technology is great, but only when you know how to use it. Future Skills can help!

Future Skills provides free 1 to 1 support to gain digital skills and access the internet. We can meet you in a library, community centre or we can visit you at home.

Whether you need to get an email address, compare prices online, keep in touch with family and friends, apply for housing online or manage your UC account, we will tailor our advice to suit you.

You can call us on 01475 788915 to have a chat and arrange an appointment.

Finding a home

We advertise all our homes through Home Connections every week. New homes are added every Friday.

Bidding on a home

When you find a property you like, you have to let us know you are interested. This is done by placing a bid against the house online or through our Customer Experience Team. Bidding closes every Thursday at midnight. Bids may be made on up to three properties.

Offer of housing

If you are successful and shortlisted for a property we will get in contact with you within a few days of bidding closing. If not, you can continue to bid on up to three properties every week. However, if you refuse two offers within 12 months, your application will be suspended for six months.

Further information:

  • When joining River Clyde Homes, all tenants are required to pay one week's rent in advance.
  • Our homes are allocated on a priority needs group basis as agreed within our allocations policy. Homes will only be let to applicants if it meets their needs.
  • Your home will be at risk if the agreed rent payments are not maintained

Your other housing options

River Clyde Homes has teamed up with Inverclyde Council to launch a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to rent or buy a home in the Inverclyde area.

Free and simple to use, Your Housing Options Inverclyde provides information, advice and support for house hunters.  This includes contact details for estate agents, private landlords and housing associations in the area, along with tips for their local search.  Users are invited to answer some basic questions in order to create a personalised guide which provides them with key information for their search.