Rossendale Community Awards

Do you know someone that works tirelessly to help others? Have you benefited from a project or event? Are you proud of someone? If so, please do not hesitate to nominate them for a Community Award

Community Awards Nomination form

Rent Bond and Rent in Advance

Rent bond scheme

Who qualifies for the scheme?

Applicants must:

  • Be homeless/ threatened with becoming homeless/ living in unsuitable accommodation
  • Be on a low income or receiving benefits
  • Have insufficient savings to pay the bond
  • Be capable of independent living.
  • The property must be affordable

What happens next?

You will need to contact the landlord yourself and arrange to view the property, for more advice read How to Rent. If the landlord is willing to let the property to you, then you must contact our Housing Options Team.

Our Housing Options Team may be able to assist with a rent bond payment when you are starting a tenancy, to qualify you will need to be claiming Housing Benefit or the Housing element of Universal Credit and be threatened with homelessness, please contact our team to find out more.

Rent in Advance

Our Housing Options Team may be able to assist with a rent in advance payment when you are starting a tenancy, to qualify you will need to be claiming Housing Benefit or the Housing element of Universal Credit and be threatened with homelessness, please contact our team to find out more.