Letter template: Ask for an urgent tenancy transfer

Copy this template into an email or message to your landlord to ask for a management transfer.

[Use the subject: Urgent management transfer]

I am writing to ask you to urgently transfer me [and my family] to another council or housing association tenancy in the area.

My address is [your address].

I need to move urgently because of [for example, abuse, violence, overcrowding, or you need an adapted home].

I can provide supporting evidence of my need to move. [For example, medical information or police reports]

Please send me a copy of your management transfer policy and contact me to discuss this as soon as possible.

You can also send the letter template as an email attachment or by post.


Last updated: 12 January 2023

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