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028 9024 5640: Housing & Debt Helpline for Northern Ireland

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Nicola McCrudden, Policy Manager with Housing Rights Service, explains what the Housing Rights Service feels the Social Housing Reform Programme needs to contain to cater for clients.

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Social Tenancies, Policy

Private tenancies in Northern Ireland are generally divided into two categories:

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Private Tenancies, Practical tips

When David came to Housing Rights Service he had been sleeping on his sister’s sofa for a few years and was finding it hard to cope. David is single and has a 5 year old daughter who spends weekends with him. He had presented as homeless to NIHE but was found not to have Priority Need.

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Practical tips, Homelessness, Adviser

Research carried out by the University of York and Heriot-Watt University into how local authorities in England assess medical evidence when making a decision on the vulnerability of homeless applicants makes for interesting reading.

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Welfare Reform, Equality

On the day when the Northern Ireland Court Service released figures showing a 20% increase in the number of possession orders granted, local advice charity Housing Rights Service says it’s concerned about the delay in setting up a Government task force to tackle the problem.

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