Emergency housing rights checker

Emergency housing rights checker

Does the council have to house you?

If you don't have a place to live, your local council may have a duty to house you. But dealing with the council can be difficult and not everyone is entitled to emergency housing.

Use this free online assessment to help you work out what you're entitled to. It involves five steps, takes only a few minutes and is totally confidential.

Question 1 Are you a UK citizen who normally lives here?

First the council will check your nationality and where you normally live, to work out whether you are eligible for assistance. It's possible for some of the people you live with to be eligible and others not.

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