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Housing Advice

Housing Advice

Our solicitors and caseworkers are able to advise on the full range of housing issues including:

Rent / mortgage repossessions


Checking lawfulness of attempted eviction and advising client
Negotiation with landlords / lenders
Representation at Court - both through Court Duty Worker scheme and on a casework basis

Disrepair

Advising client on possible action and likely outcomes
Negotiations with landlord
Obtaining experts reports
Representation at Court

Transfers, allocations and homelessness

Liaising with Local Authorities
Advising clients on allocations/decisions on transfers
Obtaining experts reports to establish clients priority need
Challenging homeless decisions

Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme

In addition to our casework service we also offer an on the day representation at the County Court for people attending repossession hearings who do not have a representative. Ask the Court Usher for more information.

Services provided from

  • Main Advice Centre, Hazelwood Road, Northampton
  • The Advice Shop, St Giles Street, Northampton
  • The Advice Shop, High Street Rushden
  • Financial Inclusion Hub, Cambridge Street, Northampton

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Community Law Services is able to offer services free of charge thanks to donations from the following organisations:
Money Advice Service
Rockingham Forest Housing Association
Legal Aid Agency
First for Wellbeing
East Northants Council
Northampton Borough Council
Wellingborough Homes
Lottery Funded
British Gas Energy Trust
Children in Need


Community Law Service Northamptonshire, 49 - 53 Hazelwood Road, Northampton NN1 1LG.
T: 01604 621038. F: 01604 232412. E: enquiries@communitylawservice.org.uk.

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