Threatened with homelessness due to struggling with your rent or mortgage?

If you are struggling to pay your mortgage you need to book an appointment to see a Housing Options officer.  This can be done by calling 01264 368000 or 01794 527700. 

You could seek independent professional online or free telephone helpline advice from an agency such as Shelter.

You must also talk to your lender.  Do not ignore the problem.

The Council work very hard to try and prevent homelessness and there are a number of options available to you including:

For further information see relevant web pages or contact us.

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