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    Council help if you're homeless

    The council must help if you're homeless or threatened with homelessness in eight weeks

    Get on the housing register

    Follow these steps to apply for a council or housing association home

    Claiming universal credit

    Our guide will tell you if you can claim and how to apply

    Section 21 eviction

    Your landlord must follow the correct steps to evict you from your private rented home

    Tenancy deposit refunds

    How to get your money back if your landlord won't return your deposit

    Responsibility for repairs

    What your landlord has to fix when things go wrong in your home

    Last updated: 27 June 2023

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