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Legal Aid for Housing Matters

Is Legal Aid Funding Available?

On 1 April 2013 cuts were made to areas of Housing Law covered by Legal Aid.

Cases still eligible for Legal Aid:

  • Possession of an individual’s home (other than mortgage possession);
  • Provision of accommodation and assistance for an individual who is homeless or threatened with homelessness, including the provision of accommodation by way of community care services;
  • Housing disrepair where there is a serious risk of harm to the health and safety of an individual or a relevant member of the individual’s family;
  • Anti-social behaviour matters in the county court (and, where permitted by the Housing contract, ASBO cases in the Magistrate’s court and the crown court);
  • Injunctions concerning harassment in the home;
  • Provision of accommodation in relation to asylum support; and
  • Eviction from an individual’s home, including unlawful eviction.

If you do not qualify for Legal Aid, we charge very reasonable fixed and variable rates. If you would like to be assessed for Legal Aid to discuss your options please contact us on 020 8889 3319.

We pride ourselves on being friendly and approachable so if you need advice from one of our friendly solicitors, please do get in touch by calling 0208 889 3319 or via one of the options below.

The first introductory call is free and enables you to outline your circumstances and for us to explain how we can help. Our team are friendly and approachable and are always happy to answer your questions.

If you need to speak with someone you will always receive a friendly welcome if you telephone between the hours of 9am-5pm. If we are closed, you can  request a callback and we will call you back as near to your requested time as possible.

If you have a question about our services, please use our online form to send us an email.