Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX I will help you with this. Please note that I am a working Solicitor and may be on and offline as I have to attend Court and meet with clients, even at weekends. As such you may not get an instant response when you reply as this is not an ‘on demand’ live service, but rest assured I will be giving your question my immediate attention upon return. There is no need to wait here, you will get an email when I reply.
What reason were you evicted and when did this take place please?
I was evicted for not paying my rent.I was going through a bad time with my son.
You can apply to go on the homeless list at the Council
However if you were evicted for rent arrears then you will be considered to have been intentionally homeless
Therefore you will be towards the bottom of the housing list.
The Council do NOT have to help you because of this (rent arrears)
You will still be entitled to Housing Benefit if you had it before
But given you were evicted for rent arrears, they do NOT need to rehouse you.
Or if they do it may be in a bed and breakfast
I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
I was evicted on the 9th of January 20014 I'm staying at different friends homes.