Links Social housing How to apply for social housing and information for tenants. Other housing support Grants and support for disabled people and those with additional needs. Independent Living accommodation Independent Living accommodation, sometimes called sheltered housing, is aimed at people over 60. Low cost home ownership and private renting Advice low cost home ownership and private renting. Repairs in rented homes Information and advice on repair issues in rented homes. Rent Choice scheme The scheme is to help people secure private rented accommodation by providing a loan for the first month's rent in advance, or a deposit bond.