Each year, Hertfordshire schools appoint a large number of new
teachers to its schools for September, many of whom are now anxious
to find suitable accommodation before the start of the new school
year in September. We have developed a system for teachers to find
somewhere to live via an Accommodation Register. If you are looking
for affordable rented accommodation in Hertfordshire, check out
what is available.
If you are a landlord looking for a reliable professional as a
tenant, you are invited to place the accommodation you have for
rent on this register.
Just log on by visiting:
One of the recruitment team will telephone you very briefly just
to verify the details you have provided.
Your advertisement will appear on the internet and teachers may
contact you directly for further details.
There is no charge for private landlords to use this service.
N.B. Hertfordshire County Council will not be vetting or grading
the accommodation neither will we be carrying out additional checks
on the potential tenant beyond those already completed in order
that the individual may be employed as a teacher in one of our
For more information about Key Worker Housing including
support with House purchase, including Open Market HomeBuy and
New Build HomeBuy (formerly Shared Ownership), please refer to
Lea Valley Homes website
Key Worker Housing - New Equity Loan Scheme
This is the latest and most flexible of all the housing purchase support schemes which have so far been made available through Government Funding to keyworkers. But as usual, funding is strictly limited, so teachers and other keyworkers will need to act very quickly.
Please find the latest Aldwyck HA( LeaValleyHomes (LVH) press release below detailing the new equity loan scheme which will be available from April 1st in Herts from LVH. There is a limited allocation for key workers and other priority first time buyers who cannot afford to purchase without assistance. Applicants will be able to apply on line or by calling LVH for an information pack.
MyChoiceHomeBuy offers equity loans from a minimum of 15% to a maximum of 50% of the purchase price of a home on the open market, there is a small charge on the equity loan of 1.75% and the equity loans are funded 50% from Aldwyck HA and 50% from the Housing Corporation, maximum amount for the equity loan is £140,000. The equity loan will be secured as a second charge against the property.
MyChoiceHomeBuy allows the buyer to choose any property on the open market within their price range. It is available to key public sector workers, social tenants or those on a council waiting list and other priority first time buyers.
For more information contact Lea Valley Homes directly on:
T 01582 869440
F 01582 869159