Smartmove - Framework HA

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Smartmove works with private rented sector Landlords in sourcing safe and affordable homes and also runs some of its own leased '1st stage' accommodation. The service runs free of charge (no fees) to potential tenants and operates in Bassetlaw, Newark & Sherwood and Nottingham City boundaries.

Description of service and support

We offer a program of support and intensive housing management to ease a person into private rented accommodation whilst being able to sustain it responsibly. There are three members of staff.

We offer 1st stage accommodation for a period of 6 months, 2nd stage accommodation into the private rented sector with a 50% subsidy on the rent shortfall for up to one year for those that successfully complete the first stage. The majority of first and second stage accommodation is shared. Rents include bills. Single beds are sourced based on affordability (normally over 35 and in work).

Housing management and support with claims is provided by Smartmove. Other support may be provided by Homeless prevention services and employment or training services.

Capacity and facilities

No of places Varies
No of baths / head Varies
No of showers / head  Varies
No of toilets / head  Varies
Own cooking facilities Yes
Meals provided No 
24 hour staff cover No 
Computer / internet access Varies 
TV (communal) No 
TV (own room) No (TV points in most rooms)
Own room furnished Varies 
Laundry on site Varies 
Communal area Varies 
Garden Varies 

House rules

Can you smoke in own room? No 
What are the restrictions on guests visiting during the day? No restictions on daytime guests 
What are the restrictions on overnight guests? No overnight guests 
What support must clients engage with? Smartmove and any other support provided.
Please detail any other significant house rules: No pets, no drugs, no excessive alcohol use, no children 

Tenure and costs

What is the minimum stay? Varies 
What is the maximum stay? N/A 
What are the tenure options? AST
What is the cost per week to the client? Varies   


Minimum age accommodated?

Maximum age accommodated?

Genders accommodated?

Relationship status accommodated?

Singles or couples with no dependants
Are there any access restrictions and if so what? N/A 


Smartmove Bassetlaw
65 Watson Road
S80 2BG

SmartMove Newark & Sherwood
Ground Floor
The Exchange
38 Water Lane
NG24 1HA

Smartmove City & Boundaries
Val Roberts House
25 Gregory Boulevard

Telephone: Smartmove Bassettlaw: 0796 9206684
Smartmove Newark: 0796 9206037
Smartmove City & Boundaries; 0786 6701192
Client group: Hpomeless or vulnerably housed unemployed singles or couples with no dependants who are looking to get back to work.
Referral: Contact the relevant area for a referral form - we complete an assessment around affordability and suitability for the scheme: Smartmove Bassettlaw: 0796 9206684 Smartmove Newark: 0796 9206037 Smartmove City & Boundaries; 0786 6701192
Public transport: Offices are central to each locatiion, call area for specifics.
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