Debt Prevention and Advice

Do you have rent or mortgage worries?

If you have difficulties paying your rent or mortgage it is important you contact the Housing Options Team as soon as possible on 0300 303 8588. The National Homelessness Advice Service (NHAS) will provide you with help and advice if you are worried about your mortgage. If you have rent arrears Shelter's rent arrears advice website will provide you with further information. If you have a possession hearing, phone us immediately. We can give you advice about your options and what to expect at court. We will recommend that you attend the hearing and we can assist you to get legal representation and at court from the court desk advisor, and can refer you to specialist organisations that may also be able to assist you. For information and advice about repossessions please contact our office. In addition, you can use the Government's information web guide - GOV.UK.