We offer advice and support to Preston residents at risk of becoming homeless.
Theprovides an overview of the steps the council will follow if you apply for homeless help.
Please note: if you live outside Preston, you need to contact your local council.
Please contact us as soon as you think you may be at risk of losing your home.
This will give us more time to prevent you becoming homeless or help you to find somewhere else to live before you do.
You can contact housing advice in the following ways:
Once you have contacted us, we will offer you an interview with a Housing Advisor.
During your initial interview we will ask questions about you and your situation.
After the initial interview, we may need to arrange to see you again to complete a full housing assessment and agree a personal housing plan.
You will need to bring in all the paperwork to do with your housing problem, so we can give you accurate advice. For example:
The Housing Advisory Officer will talk to you about your current situation, discuss any difficulties you are having and help you look at your options to either:
For more information on the personal housing plan process please read the personal housing plan page.
The Homelessness Reduction Act covers what help we offer to people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.
Under this Act the we must: