Key Worker Rent

Key Worker Living is a government funded scheme that helps Key Workers in London, the South East and East of England to buy or rent a home at an affordable price. Affinity Sutton provides key worker rented accommodation. We have a number of properties available in the South East of England.

What Rent We Charge Mid Banner

Our Keyworker rents are mostly agreed with our referral agencies. Some include other charges such as water charges and council tax. Information specific to the property should be included in the advert. If you would like more information on the rent at a specific scheme, please contact us

Eligibility Criteria Mid Banner

A Key Worker is someone employed by the public sector in a frontline role delivering an essential public service in the areas of health, education and community safety where there are serious recruitment and retention problems. Eligibility criteria varies across regions depending on local recruitment and retention priorities:

Key workers who may currently get help includes:

  • Clinical National Health Service staff
  • Teachers and nursery nurses in schools and further education/sixth form colleges
  • Police officers, Community Support Officers and some civilian police staff
  • Prison officers and some other staff
  • Probation Service staff
  • Social workers
  • Nursery nurses
  • Educational psychologists, and therapists (such as occupational therapists) employed by local authorities
  • Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service or the NHS
  • Local Authority Planners and Environment Health Practitioners
  • Firefighters and other uniformed staff below principal level in Fire and Rescue Services
  • Connexions Personal Advisors employed by a local authority or a Connexions Partnership
  • Ministry of Defence (certain personnel)
  • Highways Agency Traffic Officer staff in safety critical roles within the Traffic Officer Service.

To be eligible for an Affinity Sutton tenancy, you must:
You must not:
To be eligible for one of our Keyworker properties you:
How to apply