• Be homeless or threatened with homelessness and supply evidence supporting this
  • Have a local connection to Maidstone, for example your mother, father, brother, sister or adult children have been living in the borough for 2 years, or work in the borough on a permanent basis, or
  • Have been a resident of the borough for 2 of the last 5 years
  • Have no other means of funding the deposit
  • Be able to fund rent in advance, if applicable
  • Be sure that the proposed rent is affordable. An income and expenditure sheet will need to be completed to support this
  • Check with the landlord/letting agent that they are willing to accept a Bond instead of a deposit for their property