Rough sleepers

If you are concerned about someone who you think is rough sleeping, you can send an alert to StreetLink.

Your details

You should use this form if you need to submit a First Homes application.

You should only submit this form if you are:

  • a developer that is selling a First Homes property to a first-time buyer, or
  • an estate agent that is working with both a current First Homes property owner and a new first-time buyer

Do not continue with this form if you do not fall into one of the groups above.


You need to pay a fee of £150 (VAT is not applicable) before we can process your application. When you submit your form, we will send you an email with information about how to make the payment. We will aim to process your application within 15 working days after we receive the payment.

Initial disposal application form

You need to download and complete an initial disposal application form. You will then need to upload it later on in this application process.


You can also access our privacy and data processing declaration.

By submitting this information and supporting documents, I confirm that the First Homes buyer has completed and signed the data consent form (required)
I confirm that I understand I need to pay an administrative fee of £150 before Chelmsford City Council will process the application. (required)
I confirm all data is accurate and correct (required)
I confirm that I have seen original documents (not copies of documents) that are being submitted as evidence (required)


Data protection declaration: We are a Data Controller for the purposes of data protection legislation. We hold and process all personal information in accordance with data protection legislation. For more information, you can read our privacy policy and privacy notices.

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