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Help with housing costs

If you are renting

If you are renting your current home you may be able to get help with your housing costs through housing benefit, or local housing allowance. The links below give you more information about how to get the help you need:

Or go to Frequently asked questions for any other questions about benefits.

Home owners

If you are a home owner there are a number of ways in which you may be able to get help if you are in difficulty with your mortgage payments. You can find further information and advice on the Owning and Renting a property pageThis link will open in a new window (This link will open in a new window).

If you are struggling to pay your mortgage, it's vital that you act now to stop your situation becoming worse. This leaflet from the National Housing Advice Service (NHAS) will help you get started

Are you worried about your mortgageThis link will open in a new window (This link will open in a new window)

You can find out more about the NHAS at their website National Homelessness Advice Service (NHAS)This link will open in a new window (This link will open in a new window)

Further advice on dealing with debt can also be found