There are things in place to help you if you are experiencing difficulties in meeting your housing costs and also to prevent you from losing your accommodating during this difficult time.
If you are worried about how to pay your housing costs please contact your landlord or mortgage lender as soon as possible.
If you are getting into arrears and worried about losing your home or, if you are in need of help or advice regarding housing, please contact the ELDC Housing Hub on 01507 613135 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Help is available now for both tenant and landlord experiencing difficulties to try and prevent homelessness.
If you are a landlord, the Housing team can support by assisting with tenant issues.
Help with Your Rent
If you are on a low income you may be entitled to financial help through Housing Benefit, or if you are of working age through Universal Credit. Depending on your circumstances, this help may be able to support you to pay part or all of your rent.
This can be done online at:
You may also be able to access additional short term help through a Discretionary Housing Payment. For more information and to apply online please visit: www.e-lindsey.gov.uk/ClaimHousingBenefit
For advice on help to meet your housing costs you can also contact us on 01507 601111.