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Is your home overcrowded?
Re-housing through Homechoice
There is a severe shortage of family-sized accommodation in
Medway and overcrowded households can wait years for a larger home.
It may be more appropriate to look at some practical solutions
listed below, or consider finding alternative accommodation in the
You may want to consider the following options to
help reduce the effects of overcrowding.
- Make the best use of existing space by making alternative
arrangements, for example, changing the use of rooms, swapping
- You may be able to increase your storage capacity by
using space-saving furniture like bunk beds, sofa beds,
folding tables, underbed storage, etc.
- Dispose of any unwanted clutter and make use of shelves
- Find out if it is possible for members of your household
to be re-housed separately, to eliminate your need to move to a