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East Lindsey District Council

Waterloo Housing Group manages the housing register (or waiting list) on behalf of East Lindsey District Council. Homes Direct has now replaced Linx Homechoice.


Waterloo Housing Group are changing the way we advertise our two bedroom properties.

From 24/05/2017, adverts for 2 bedroom flats and bungalows will be opened up to allow applicants with a 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom need to place a bid. In order to make best possible use of the housing stock, priority will be given to applicants with a 2 bedroom need


For details on any other new developments within East Lindsey, or for further information, please visit our website at ( New homes are advertised at least 8 weeks in advance of anticipated completion of the property. This is always subject to change, however, if you are successfully offered a property we will keep you informed of any change to dates.

To apply for a home in East Lindsey you must be registered on Homes Direct and you must be eligible which includes having a local connection to the area, as follows;

  • Residence in Lincolnshire for the last 6 months; or
  • Previous residence within Lincolnshire for 6 out of the last 12 months or 3 out of the last 5 years; or
  • Born in Lincolnshire; or
  • Permanent employment; or
  • A need to move to receive support and this support cannot be provided within the current location; or
  • A full homelessness duty has been accepted by a Lincolnshire Housing Authority

Lincolnshire is considered to be the districts of East Lindsey, Boston, Lincoln, North Kesteven, South Holland, South Kesteven and West Lindsey.

Homes Direct is an online service where you can register your details and manage your online application. If you require any assistance to register an application, please telephone our contact centre on 0800 435016 and one of our advisors will be able to offer you some support and advice or alternatively visit our website at 

Please note that if you are offered a tenancy with Waterloo Housing Group you will be required to pay rent in advance and our preferred method of payment is by Direct Debit.

Please click here to read our guide to applying for housing in Lincolnshire.