Household Support Fund

The Government announced in the Spring statement that they would be extending the Household Support Fund for 2022/23.

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Housing options

Housing Options

If we cannot prevent homelessness, there are a number of options for rehousing and support in and around Rossendale which include:

Private Rents

One of the quickest ways to find alternative accommodation within Rossendale is to privately rent. Every Landlord has to give new tenants information about their rights How to Rent

The Council Bond and Rent in Advance Scheme can assist with a cash payment to your new Landlord if you are claiming or will be claiming Universal Credit or Housing Benefit in your new home. To see if you qualify for help with a Bond or Rent in Advance contact our team

If you are struggling to afford your rent Benefit Calculators will advise if you are likely to be given housing benefit or universal credit. To see if you are able to get extra help towards your rent or arrears contact our team

If your Landlord will not fix a repair or you have damp problems contact Environmental Health Report a Repair

Social Housing

Apply for a Housing Association Property at B-With-Us, once registered you can bid for properties or get properties without waiting via Available Now

The Guinness Partnership let their properties separately; Together Housing also let properties outside of Rossendale 

Supported Housing

The M3 Project, Safe Space and Stepping Stone are supported housing providers for people aged 16-25 in Rossendale; to be referred please contact our Housing Options team