It is important to get help as soon as you have a problem. Salford Housing Options Point have trained officers to help stop you from losing your home. They can also help you move to more suitable accommodation.
If you are homeless today, go to Salford Housing Options Point and ask for housing options advice. They're based at:
The service is open:
If you require emergency accommodation outside of our opening hours, please contact the out of hours team on 0161 794 8888.
You will need to take the following with you:
You will be asked questions about your current housing situation. This is important as it will allow the team to provide you with tailored advice relevant to your circumstances. If you have nowhere to live, this will trigger a homelessness assessment, under the homelessness legislation.
Customers who are assessed under the homelessness legislation as having a priority need, and have no accommodation available to them that evening, may be offered emergency accommodation.
This could be a hostel or bed-and-breakfast accommodation.
Once we have completed your assessment, we will write to you with our decision. If we have accepted a duty to re-house you, we will give you priority on Salford Home Search for finding a new home.
You will have a limited amount of time to place your 'expression of interest' on a property (an expression of interest is a way of registering your interest in a property - please visit renting from a council or housing association for more information).
You can speak to your housing options officer who will:
For independent advice about your rights you can also contact:
Salford City Citizens Advice Bureau
25a Hankinson Way
Telephone: 0845 345 4345
Shelter (for urgent housing advice)
Telephone: 0808 800 4444
If yes, you can email the supported tenancies team and they will visit the individual to discuss what support they can offer.
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This page was last updated on 7 June 2017