Housing

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Advice Hub at Toynbee Hall

We can help you with housing issues such as:

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Council house provision

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Eviction

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Overcrowding

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Disrepair

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Issues with neighbours

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Fitness for habitation

Know Your Rights! Check our legal rights page. We have produced a set of self-help guides for some of the most common housing issues. Visit our legal education hub.

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Know your rights: Self-help legal packs

With the help of our partners, we have put together a series of videos and guides to help with some of the most common housing issues. These guides can help you resolve your legal issues quickly, without the need for seeing an advisor.

Transferring your tenancy Joint to Sole Tenancy

Transferring your tenancy – Joint to Sole Tenancy

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Illegal Evictions: Know Your Rights

Rent arrears eviction checklist

Eviction (Rent Arrears) – a checklist

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Rent arrears - contacting your landlord letter guidance

Rent Arrears: Contacting your landlord – rent letter guidance

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Rent Arrerars: Know Your Rights

Transfer of tenancy – interview with client

Understanding your housing rights: Transfer of tenancy – interview with client

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A guide to form D50B

A guide to form D50B

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Tenancy Transfer: Know Your Rights

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank:

The Bank of New York Mellon for their pro bono support in helping Toynbee Hall’s Free Legal Advice Centre undertake this legal education project. We would like to thank them for helping us create the Filling in a schedule of loss after unfair dismissal guide to help members of the community with their rights in regard to unfair dismissal, thereby empowering them to understand and exercise their legal rights.

Bloomberg’s Legal and Compliance department for their support and in particular, we would like to thank Detelina Milanova-Zlatareva for helping us create the Rent Arrears: Contacting your landlord and Eviction: Rent Arrears – A checklist resources to help members of the community with their housing problems.

Howard Kennedy for their pro bono support in helping Toynbee Hall’s Free Legal Advice Centre undertake this legal education project. In particular, we would like to thank Jack Richards, Anjali Janani and Emma Richards for helping us create these Remote Hearing resources to help members of the community with their civil rights in regard to remote hearings during COVID-19.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and their volunteers for their support of Toynbee Hall’s Free Legal Advice Centre, as well as our work to empower members of the community to understand and exercise their legal rights and tackle racial injustice.