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Transfer Incentive Scheme

The Transfer Incentive Scheme encourages people to move from family sized homes to smaller ones and free up larger homes for those who need them.


  • Where to find more information about the Transfer Incentive Scheme

The purpose of this policy is to assist tenants who have a right to remain in their home but live in a property that is bigger than their housing need to move to a smaller home.  The policy sets out the assistance available and the eligibility for that assistance under the transfer incentive policy.

View the policy

Find more information and details of how to apply

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