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Housing issues will always arise and therefore you need to know your rights and responsibilities. You could also find yourself threatened with eviction if you can't cope with your mortgage payments. On these pages you can find information about how to go about renting or buying a home or just finding somewhere to live. You can also find advice on handling problems with your landlord and help to avoid losing your home.

Renting privately

Get advice about renting from a private landlord if you have an assured shorthold tenancy. Most people have this type of tenancy.

Renting from the council or a housing association

Get advice on social housing, including if you're being evicted.


Get advice on applying for homeless help from the council, including making an application and challenging a decision.

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