Transfer Register: The register of households already in social housing who need to be rehoused for reasons such as too few or too many bedrooms, or for health reasons.
Priority A: People who are considered ‘at risk’ and includes households with a severe and persistent housing need that must be addressed immediately. The household is unable to access and/or sustain suitable, adequate and affordable alternative housing.
Priority B: People who have a ‘serious housing need’ and includes households with a significant and persistent need. The household is unable to access and/or sustain suitable, adequate and affordable alternative housing.
Household composition: The people who will be living in the same house as the applicant. This may include extended family or boarders who are permanent members of the household and provide or receive financial, physical and emotional support.
Number of bedrooms required: The number of bedrooms the applicant is assessed as requiring based on the details of the people that will be living in the same house as the applicant.
Prioritised ethnicity: Applicant ethnicity is voluntary, is self-identified and multiple ethnicities may be chosen by an individual as fits their preference or self-concept. Multiple selected ethnicities are then prioritised into a hierarchy.