The housing and homelessness charity
Information on different housing options and local authority allocations, including specific guidance for those with particular housing needs.
Options available to people who need accommodation urgently because they are homeless or about to become homeless.
Applying to a local authority for social housing.
How PRPSHs operate and what security of tenure occupiers have.
Information on the regulation of social housing providers in England.
Information about advising people who are looking for accommodation in the private rented sector.
Paying for rented accommodation.
Provisions regarding paying a deposit to secure rented accommodation and recovering the deposit at the end of the tenancy.
Accommodation and letting agencies: what they are, how to use them and the legislation that controls what services they are allowed to charge for.
The housing options for people, primarily older and disabled adults, who need care and/or support. Information on using the Care Act 2014 to access services in order to remain at home, and moving to more suitable accommodation
Housing rights and options of young people and care leavers, including the duties of local authorities towards them under the homelessness legislation and the Children Act 1989 and Children (Leaving Care) Act 2002.
Information about the housing and support rights of asylum seekers.
The housing options for migrants who are not eligible for assistance under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996.
This section looks at problems that lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people may face in accessing and keeping accommodation.