How to find a smaller property
Before the Wise Move team can help you move home, you will need to find a smaller home to move to.
- To find another council home in Birmingham you should complete a Housing Application Form and then bid for properties on Birmingham Home Choice
- Some Housing Associations (Registered Social Landlords) advertise their homes through Homes Direct
- You can find a list of Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations) in Birmingham on the Birmingham Home Options website
What do you mean by ‘Wise Move’?
If you live in a council property that is too big for you, and you would like to move to a more manageable home that is better suited to your needs, then Wise Move is the scheme you need. We provide a range of support to help you to organise a move and we may be able to cover some of the costs to adapt your new home to your needs.
Call us on 0121 303 6825 or write to us at Wise Move, PO Box 16779, Birmingham, B2 2NX.
We will let you know whether you qualify for the service within one working day if you telephone us or within three working days if you write to us.
What sort of work can I have done on my new home?
We are able to give you help to make you feel at home in your new property, from help with decorating to getting new floor coverings. You can discuss your individual needs with your Wise Move advisor.
How can I share my views on the Wise Move service?
We will give you a customer satisfaction survey to complete once you have moved home.
Or you can leave a comment, compliment or complaint about any council service on our Your Views page.