Who is eligible for sheltered housing
The Department's public sector housing is located in various areas within the Island and totals approximately 1200 houses. Follow the link to the map to see where the Department's public sector houses are situated.. Eligibility for a public sector house in the Isle of Man is dependent upon meeting certain criteria, which are covered on our Acceptance Criteria and Points page.Eligibility The Housing Act 1996, as amended by Homelessness Act 2002, defines the categories of persons who may not be eligible for an allocation. For details see Appendix 2. 11. Qualification Criteria Applicants are subject to a staged test.