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Bolton Landlord Accreditation Scheme

Housing Advice Service

Housing Advisers can offer advice and assistance on a variety of housing issues including:

  • Renting accommodation from Private Landlords, Lettings Agents, Housing Associations/ Residential Social Landlords (RSL); lodgings with resident landlords (Housing Options)  
  • Housing benefits – advice on entitlements and assistance with queries  
  • Relationship breakdown – housing options 
  • Referrals for homeless singles into temporary accommodation

We can provide advice to all tenants and private landlords in relation to:

  • Security of tenure  
  • Rights and obligations  
  • Rent issues / dealing with rent arrears 
  • Harassment  
  • Threat of eviction  
  • Repairs  
  • Legal procedure for seeking possession and ending a tenancy 
  • Homelessness – advice on your rights and different housing options  
  • Preventing homelessness – advice on your options to help you stay in your home  
  • Bolton Bond Board Scheme – a non-cash deposit guarantee scheme to help people who are homeless and on a low income or benefits, to secure private rented accommodation  

The Housing Advice Service also stocks a range of free booklets for landlords and tenants

Contact Details Below:
Housing Advice Service
1 Silverwell Lane,
The Housing Advice Service is operating on an appointment only basis currently.
We are available for advice by telephone
Monday to Friday from 9.00am - 5.00pm on
Tel: 01204 335900
To make an appointment to see a Housing Adviser,
please phone the above number or
Email: HousingAdvice@bolton.gov.uk
Clients may also call in at the reception to make an appointment. The reception is open during these times:
Monday to Friday
10.00 a.m. - 12.30p.m.
1.30p.m. - 4.30p.m. except
Friday where the centre will be closed at 4.00p.m.


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Updated 31.01.2013

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