Social housing applications

Applying for social housing can be a long and drawn-out process. If you’re on a waiting list for social landlord housing, our legal experts may be able to help you find accommodation sooner rather than later.

For advice on applying for social housing contact our legal experts on 0203 816 9282 or complete our online enquiry form.

Our housing law experts have a specialist quality mark from the Legal Aid Agency for housing cases, this means that we will often be able to provide assistance to you free of charge if you qualify for help under the legal aid scheme and are based in the North West of England.

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Applying for social housing

Local authorities operate a waiting list system for social housing that categorises applicants into different bands. Certain bands will be housed quicker than others, so it’s important that the local authority assesses your case correctly. If you feel that your needs have not been properly recognised by the local authority, get in touch with the our social housing team to see how we can assist.

Our social housing team has extensive experience in dealing with local authorities, which means we can get the results you want quickly.

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