Information on different housing options and local authority allocations, including specific guidance for those with particular housing needs.
Rules for the allocation of local authority and housing association properties
Information on finding private rented accommodation, Right to Rent immigration checks and issues in tenancy agreements with private landlords.
Options available to people who need accommodation urgently because they are homeless or about to become homeless.
Housing options for people who have to leave home because of domestic abuse, violence, or threatening behaviour.
Housing rights and options of young people and care leavers, including the duties of local authorities towards them.
Housing and support rights for asylum seekers who have applied to remain in the UK and are awaiting a decision, or who have received a decision.
Duties and powers a local authority has towards people from abroad who are not eligible for homelessness assistance.
Housing options for people resettled in the UK because of conflict in Ukraine and Afghanistan.
Options to remain at home or move to more suitable accommodation for people who need care or support, primarily older and disabled adults.
Housing options for armed forces veterans, including local authority duties and where to get help with housing.
Housing options for prisoners and people on probation, including local authority duties and retaining accommodation while in prison.
Rules on discrimination in relation to rented accommodation and the Public Sector Equality Duty.
Emergency measures were put place to protect tenants and homeowners during the coronavirus pandemic, including extended notice periods and a stay on evictions.