Welcome to Island HomeFinder, your key to a new home on the Isle of Wight.
Island HomeFinder is a partnership between the Isle of Wight Council, Sovereign Housing Association (formerly Spectrum Housing Group), Southern Housing Group and Vectis Housing Association.
Island HomeFinder aims to give customers choice in deciding where they want to live. Properties that are available for rent are advertised each week. Once you have registered with Island HomeFinder, it will be up to you to let us know which properties you are interested in. This process is known as bidding. You may only bid for a property if your application has been accepted onto Island HomeFinder. You can bid for as many properties each week as you want, providing you are eligible for that property. The period in which you can make bids for homes is from 00:01 Wednesday until 23:59 on Tuesday each week.
This website has useful information to help you find a suitable home. You can use this website to:
More information about the scheme can be found on the pages called Who Can Use the Service and Frequently Asked Questions. Alternatively click here to view the Scheme Guide. Video guides can also be accessed via the Council's website here.
If you would like some help to use Island HomeFinder please contact Housing Services. Click How to Contact Us for contact details and opening hours.
Some information on this site is in PDF format (Portable Document Format) To view these documents you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.