Willingham Local Connection Criteria

To qualify as having a local connection you must meet one of the criteria set out below:

  1. Have worked (as paid employment) in Willingham for the last 12 months for 16 hours or more per week.
  2. Have lived in Willingham for 5 years out of the last 8.
  3. Have family members resident in Willingham being defined as parents, children or brothers or sisters who have been resident in Willingham for a period of 5 years or longer  -  other close family ties will be considered by the council on a case by case basis.
  4. There are special circumstances that the council considers give rise to a local connection to Willingham.

Qualifying applicants from Willingham have initial priority, then those from neighbouring Rampton, Longstanton & Over and thereafter those from the wider South Cambridgeshire district.


To be eligible for a rented property you have to be registered with South Cambridgeshire District Council’s Choice Based Lettings Scheme for housing allocations. 

Affordable rent homes
Property Type Bedrooms Number Tenure
Apartment 1 4 Affordable Rent
House 2 4 Affordable Rent
House 3 3 Affordable Rent
Bungalow 2 4 Affordable Rent


If you are interested in Shared Ownership you will need to make sure you are registered through HomeBuy at www.helptobuy.gov.uk.

Shared Ownership homes
Property Type Bedrooms Number Tenure
House 2 1 Shared Ownership
House 3 6 Shared Ownership