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Housing issues will always arise and therefore you need to know your rights and responsibilities.

 
You could also find yourself threatened with eviction if you can’t cope with your mortgage payments.

On this page you can find information about how to go about renting or buying a home or just finding somewhere to live. You can also find advice on handling problems with your landlord and help to avoid losing your home.

Get housing advice here

Click on the links below to be directed to our recommended service advisors

I’m homeless or soon will be – does the council have to rehouse me?

What if I become homeless in Barking and Dagenham?

Are you looking for accommodation?

Does my landlord have to do anything about damp?

Organisations that can help you with your housing issues are:

  • Local emergency out of hours contact John Smith House Click Here
  • Useful Factsheets from National Homelessness Advice Service Click Here
  • Shelter, The housing and homelessness charity guidance on homelessness Click Here
  • Private Sector Housing Click Here

Get renting advice here

Click on the links below to be directed to our recommended service advisors

Are you being evicted for not paying your rent?

Paying off your rent arrears?

You are being taken to court for rent arrears?

Need help with paying your rent from Barking and Dagenham council?

Get eviction advice here

Click on the links below to be directed to our recommended service advisors

Are you being evicted for rent arrears?

Is your mortgage lender takes you to court?

Preventing Harassment and Unlawful Eviction?

Local organisations that can help you with your housing issues are: