Reading Borough Council (RBC) can offer advice on housing issues contact the Housing Advice Service based at the Civic Offices. Register for RBC housing, information on housing associations, know your rights as a tenant, deposit guarantee scheme, information for landlords and much more, visit the RBC website for a full listing.
If you are homeless or you think you may become homeless contact the Housing Advice Team Tel: 0118 9372165 or visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/homeless
National Voluntary Organisations
Advice is available nationally from Shelter England and the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) advice line. The National Homelessness Advice Service (NAHS) have advice on housing issues and factsheets available to the public. (This includes Homelessness, Eviction & Possession, Rent, Benefits & Money and Finding Accommodation & Tenancy Issues). Please use the links on the right hand side of the screen to view their records.
Local housing advice and homelessness organisations that can help in the Reading Borough area are, Reading CAB, Reading Welfare Rights, Communicare and Launchpad. Details for these are on the right hand side of the screen. There is useful advice for students on housing issues on Reading Students Union website. www.rusu.co.uk/advice/housing_advice/