Housing rights and options

Know Your Rights

If you have a housing problem, find out more about your rights here:

Some ideas about what you can do if you are affected by the benefit cap.


Find out more about your rights if you are being evicted, or see our emergency advice page for free legal help.


If you are homeless, the council may have a duty to help you. To find out more, see our Homeless? Get Your Rights leaflet.


Housing Options

Find out more about different housing options at these links:

Private tenants

Council housing

Housing co-ops