Pinpoint Express is here!
What is Pinpoint Express?
Pinpoint Express is the latest feature of the Pinpoint service to help you find a new home. A property advertised with the Pinpoint Express logo indicates that this property will be allocated on a first come first served basis and will be managed by one of the 23 Pinpoint partner landlords.
This is the ideal service for those looking for a quick move to social housing. Pinpoint Express offers you more choice and a greater opportunity to obtain a new home quickly.
How can I apply?
You do not have to be registered or logged in to apply for a Pinpoint Express property. Simply ring or e-mail the landlord (contact details are provided on the property advertisement) with your details and where you found the property. Check you meet the property criteria stated on the advertisement before contacting the landlord to place your interest.
When contacting a landlord please ensure that you specify which property you are interested in, along with your full name, date of birth and contact details so they can reach you at a later date.
Unlike the Pinpoint choice based lettings scheme, there is no limit on the number of Pinpoint Express properties you can apply for.
Applying for a property through Pinpoint Express does NOT affect your regular bidding on a local choice-based lettings scheme or Pinpoint. Your Pinpoint Band or date of registration will be irrelevant as properties are let on a first come first served basis.
What happens next?
The Pinpoint partner landlord will carry out checks and references prior to allocation as with the Pinpoint choice based lettings scheme. You may be asked for further information or to register with the landlord before being able to view the property. If you are not contacted by the landlord it is likely that you have been unsuccessful on that occasion. Please be aware that you may need to be ready to move in at short notice, therefore references will be required immediately.
Signing up to a Pinpoint Express property will result in your housing application being cancelled by your originating partner landlord.