What’s available to help you relocate?
If you need to relocate but cannot afford to buy a home, you may be able to get financial help through a government home ownership scheme.
There are a number of ‘Help to Buy’ options available in Surrey, designed to make buying a home more affordable. Alternatively you can rent a home at less than the market rate, allowing you to save for a future deposit.
Finding a room or property
Rooms for Key Workers is a specialist search engine that allows key workers to search for rooms and properties nationwide for free.
National house builders sometimes have specific offers for key workers, so it is worth contacting them directly if you are thinking about buying a new build property.
Local district and borough councils have lists of housing associations in Surrey who provide affordable housing options for people who need extra support.
Some housing associations in Surrey offer housing which is specifically allocated for key workers.
Visit the relevant district and borough website to find out how to apply: