I need advice
We know that renting a property isn't always the stress free experience it should be, problems can arise.
Fortunately we are here to help when they do. And even if we can't help, then we will likely know who can.
We provide free advice and assistance on a range of housing issues as part of our housing options service.
We have some information leaflets for tenants:
- Certificates & Deposits
- Dealing with disrepairs
- Looking for a property in the private sector
- Dealing with eviction
We also offer advice on a broad range of renting issues which might be affecting you including:
- Concerns about your landlord
- Concerns about the standards of your rented accommodation
- Questions about Council Tax
- Questions about Housing Benefit
- Concerns about finding a new home
- Concerns about staying in your home
There are also a number of national organisations that offer advice to renters:
Provide independent, confidential and impartial advice to help resolve a range of issues including housing, legal and financial problems: www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Provide independent advice and information on housing and homelessness issues to help you understand your rights and options: england.shelter.org.uk
Offer advice or help if you are between 11 and 25 years old: www.connexions360.org.uk
Offer information about legal obligations and rights when renting, buying or owning a home, what to do if you're homeless and where to get help if you have a housing dispute: www.gov.uk.
If the issue you are seeking advice on is not covered on this page then please feel free to contact us by using the form on the right hand sidebar. We will endeavour to get back to you within 7 working days and if we can't help we will direct you towards someone who can.
- Pay council tax
- Report nuisance from another property
- Report housing disrepair
- Report a rogue Landlord
- HMO enquiries
Got a question about housing and homes?01424 451100
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