Debt advice

Breathing Space is a scheme that can assist tenants with rent arrears. The scheme pauses payment demands and legal action for up to 60 days while the tenant accesses free debt advice.  For further details contact Step Change National Debtline, or Citizens Advice

Debt can cause a barrier in accessing affordable accommodation or jeopardise the sustainability of any accommodation secured for you and your household.  Controlling your finances and managing debts will help you budget and reduce the risk of financial issues impacting negatively on other elements of your life.  There are number of independent, confidential and free debt services including Christians Against Poverty , Let’s Talk Money at Citizens Advice Bureau, National Debtline and Debt Advice Foundation