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Housing and welfare benefit advice

Housing & welfare benefit advice

Housing Advice

This is a free independent service that deals with a wide range of housing issues, such as homelessness, young person’s housing rights, repairs, illegal evictions and much more.

The Housing Advice Service also offers welfare benefit advice and debt advice.

Our 30 years’ of experience tells us that prompt and accurate advice helps people to make informed choices and can often prevent the trauma, emotional, physical and financial cost of homelessness.

At Accommodation Concern our core objective is to deliver good quality, accurate and accessible housing advice and support aimed at preventing homelessness and alleviating hardship, need and distress.

We will provide free and impartial Housing advice including:

  • Eviction paperwork
  • Rights and responsibilities of tenants & landlords
  • Liaise with council/housing associations
  • Court representation
  • Homelessness
  • Access to social or private housing
  • Repairs
  • Legal obligations of tenants

Welfare Benefit Advice Service

We can offer Welfare Benefits advice including:

  • Maximising income/Benefit checks – are you claiming everything you are entitled to?
  • PIP claims/Appeals
  • Employment Support Allowance claims/appeals

HSF Projects

Floating Tenancy Support, Budgeting Support & Benefits Advice:

  • Landlord disputes
  • Mediation & resolution of neighbour disputes
  • Rent arrears & budgeting
  • Addressing challenges with antisocial behaviour
  • Help you understand and improve your income & expenditure
  • Identify ways to save money
  • Teach effective budgeting strategies
  • Comprehensive benefit checks
  • Assistance with filling in forms
  • Guidance on mandatory reconsiderations and appeals

Funded by North Northamptonshire Council for the Department for Work and Pensions.

The Advice Centre funders

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