Housing Law - Legal Advice
We offer legal advice, assistance and representation to people on such things as homelessness, defending possession claims, tenancy status, disrepair, and illegal evictions and/or harassment.
Our services include:
The overall aim of the unit is to provide a service that goes towards maintaining affordable and secure housing in a good state of repair.
The unit operates on the complementary strands of development work, case work and policy work.
The unit is the lead agency for and participates in the Duty Representation Scheme at the Central London County Court providing representation to un-represented tenants on possession action days. The aim of the scheme is to prevent evictions and homelessness.
The Housing unit participates in the housing debate at both national and local level, working with groups and organisations that can further the issues raised by its day to day case work and development work.