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Help yourself to information on free housing advice

Housing problem?
The website links below will provide help and advice on a variety of housing issues. If the below doesn’t help you, then our advisers at our Nottingham agencies can help you by providing free housing advice – contact one of our agencies.
Or if you have any questions, please contact us through our website contact form.

Citizens Advice Nottingham Housing Advice Service can help with a housing or housing debt problem, including problems with your mortgage company.

Take a look at our Shelter & Citizens Advice if you need help and advice regarding repairs and home safety.

Find out how to deal with neighbour disputes including access to a neighbour’s land, boundary walls and fences, noise, children, trees and hedges here.

Nottingham Homelink
Nottingham HomeLink is your one-stop shop to finding a rented home in the city.

Nottingham Law Centre
Has specialist housing advisers and solicitors who can help. They also have a Duty Solicitor support scheme at Notts County Court.

Advice and help from Citizens Advice

Unhappy with a letting agent?
There’s now a requirement for letting agents to join a redress scheme for dealing with complaints. An agent must join a scheme if they let or manage private rented accommodation or do both.

Private renting advice and help from Shelter

Council renting advice and help from Shelter

Deciding whether to rent from a landlord or letting agent

Neighbour Disputes
Advice and help on how to deal with neighbour disputes including access to a neighbour’s land, boundary walls and fences, noise, children, trees and hedges.

Tenancy Agreements
Advice and help on tenancy agreements including the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords, and covering sham tenancies and unfair tenancy agreements.

Dealing with flooding in a rented house

Home Owners and Repossession
As a home owner, you can only be evicted if your lender or freeholder has a legal reason (grounds) and the correct procedure is followed. Repossession doesn’t happen automatically. It may be possible to stop the eviction at any stage in the process.

Emergency Housing – rights checker tool
An online tool to help you find out whether you are eligible for emergency housing.

Finding emergency accommodation advice and help from Crisis

Homelessness – How to apply to the local authority
Explains what to do if you are homeless and you want to apply for help from the council housing department. The council has duties to help certain groups of homeless people.

Eviction advice
All landlords have to follow special legal procedures in order to evict tenants. There are laws to protect you. Whether or not your landlord can evict you and how the process works will depend on the type of tenancy you have. If your landlord doesn’t follow the right procedure, s/he may be committing a criminal offence.

Advice and help on Repairs & Home Safety: Shelter & Citizens Advice

Explains what to do if you are homeless and you want to apply for help from the council housing department. The council has duties to help certain groups of homeless people. Learn more about homelessness and how to apply to the local authority here.

Carer’s Allowance is a benefit for people who are giving regular and substantial care to disabled people in their own homes. Carer’s Allowance is a taxable benefit and forms part of your taxable income.

All landlords have to follow special legal procedures in order to evict tenants. There are laws to protect you. Whether or not your landlord can evict you and how the process works will depend on the type of tenancy you have. If your landlord doesn’t follow the right procedure, s/he may be committing a criminal offence. Click here to read more about eviction.

All landlords have to follow special legal procedures in order to evict tenants. There are laws to protect you. Whether or not your landlord can evict you and how the process works will depend on the type of tenancy you have. If your landlord doesn’t follow the right procedure, s/he may be committing a criminal offence. Click here to read more about eviction.

f your landlord has locked you out of the house you may want to seek advice on Tenancy Agreements, Home Owners and Repossession, and Finding emergency accommodation from Crisis.

Citizens Advice can offer advice for on tenancy deposits

If you find that your house is overcrowded, you may benefit from advice regarding problems in shared accommodation

Agencies that can help with Housing

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