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.
Check what to do if you’re struggling to pay your rent, want to end your tenancy or are worried about being evicted because of coronavirus.
Get advice about renting from a private landlord if you have an assured shorthold tenancy. Most people have this type of tenancy.
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.
Search for articles in our housing section.
Check if you're being discriminated against in your housing and find out how to solve your problem.
Information for people who are about to leave the armed forces, veterans and dependents, on finding accommodation. Covers sources of help and care homes for veterans and disabled ex-service personnel.
Details of the various types of possession orders that a judge can grant a landlord in order to evict their tenant. Also covers what happens if the tenant does not leave by the date on the possession order, warrants of possession and eviction by bailiffs.
Find out if you can get help with housing if you’re from the EU, European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland and you live in the UK.