Get Housing Advice

Many people will experience problems with housing, which can include buying a selling a home, problems with private landlords, finding a home and homelessness. The organisations below can provide information, advice and practical support to help you with any problems you are having. Please click on their ‘website’ button for more information.


Look Online: Housing

Information and advice about buying a renting a home, or finding somewhere to live. Also advice on handling problems with your landlord and how to avoid losing your home.



Cleveland Housing Advice Centre

CHAC: Provides one-to-one Advice, Lay Advocacy and Representation in all aspects of Welfare Rights issues , Housing and the various spin off problems arising there from, such as repossessions, evictions, domestic violence poverty and distress.


Tel: 01642 254544


Community Support Schemes

Middlesbrough Council acces to “social Fund” or community Support Schemes.

  • Crisis awards
  • Community support awards



Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction

Middlesbrough Council access to self-help for Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction.



Middlesbrough Affordable Warmth Partnership

Middlesbrough Affordable Warmth Partnership

Are you struggling with your fuel bills?


Advice to help you:

  • Stay healthy and warm in your home
  • Shop around for the best deal
  • Make the most of your energy
  • Reduce damp and condensation
  • Identify help you may be eligible for

For advice or to book a one-2-one session in a local community hub call FREEPHONE 0800 304 7084 or email


Tel: 0800 304 7084



RBLI is a national charity supporting the Armed Forces Community and those affected by a disability, health conditions or social welfare needs


Tel: 0800 319 6844


Thirteen Group

Thirteen Group: Based in the North East but spanning an area from North Tyneside to York, we don’t just provide homes; we create opportunities for people to make a positive change, raising their ambitions as well as the aspirations of communities as a whole.


Tel: contact our customer service team on tel: 0300 111 1000


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