Finding a New Home in Clackmannanshire

If you are looking for housing in Clackmannanshire Ochil View operates a Choice Based Allocation system called Homehunt. You can also considering looking for a swap with an existing tenant using House Exchange, a free online mutual exchange service.

Applying for Rented Accommodation

If you are looking for housing in Clackmannanshire Ochil View operates a Choice Based Allocation system called Homehunt.  We do not have a waiting list. We advertise our properties for let so that you can apply for the properties you want. You must be registered to apply for properties with us, you can do this online at www.homehunt.info

We have a priority pass system that takes account of your need for a house. By law we must give priority for specific housing needs. We have rules to try to make our system work fairly, and we know that we won’t be able to help everyone who needs a home.

Ochil View also operate a Common Housing Register with Clackmannanshire Council and Paragon Housing Association, when you register with us, we will share your details with them, so you can apply with all three landlords by completing one registration form.

Homehunt Lets 

Every quarter we will publish below our outcomes showing information on the number of lets we have made through our Homehunt allocation system, the profile of applicants we have housed, the average number of bids per property and the average time between registering and being housed.  This information is anonymous and only for statistical purposes.

Quarter 4 19/20

Profile of Homehunt Lets April 2019 -March 2020
Total number of properties let (Clackmannanshire) 122
Number advertised on homehunt 119
Average applicants per property 53
Properties let to applicants with
Homeless Gold 35
Medical Gold 2
Medical Silver 18
Underoccupation Silver 13
Overcrowding Silver 6
Accumulative Silver 3
Overcrowding Bronze 10
Flat Transfer Bronze 2
Seperated Household Bronze 0
Housing Circs Bronze 21
Personal Circumstances Bronze 4
No Priority 5

TOTAL 119

Average number of days since registration 473

House Exchange

House Exchange is an online mutual exchange system that is a free service to All Ochil View Housing Association, Clackmannanshire Council and Paragon Housing Association tenants who are considering looking for a swap.

House Exchange helps you find a suitable home within Clackmannanshire or further afield.Through a simple and easy understandable website, you will be able to see the latest listings as soon as they are available. There is also a multi-match service which lets you and other home-seekers build a chain of exchanges.

Don’t forget to add photographs and a description about your home. The better the advert looks, the more attractive it is to other would-be-swappers.

If you would like to search for a home on House Exchange, then you need to go to www.houseexhchange.org.uk . You can also watch a short video which shows you how house exchange works:

Once registered we need to approve your account – we respond quickly, and you will be notified by email one your account is active. Once approved, you can then start searching for an exchange.

If you require any assistance with either creating your property advert or searching for matches please do not hesitate to email a member of our Housing Services Team.

If you do find another tenant to swap with, each of you will have to complete our Mutual Exchange Application Form. A copy of the form and a guide on applying for a mutual exchange is available to download below.

Useful downloads

Finding a New Home