Housing advice

We can help people apply for housing, apply for grants and loans and access other homelessness services. We also give advice about private renting.

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Unit 19, Easton Business Centre, Felix Road, Bristol, BS5 0HE

Housing advice

We advise on issues such as homelessness and the threat of homelessness, housing benefit, rent arrears, landlord & tenant problems, private renting, repossession action by landlords and security of tenure, housing conditions & disrepair, overcrowding, housing & relationship breakdown, domestic violence, racial and other types of harassment, applications for social housing and supported accommodation.

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Call: (0117) 935 1260 for telephone advice and appointments or
Email: advice@chasbristol.co.uk

Housing advice

We offer housing advice for private and social housing tenants and for homeowners.

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Our central Bristol drop-in is open Mon-Fri, 9:30am-1pm

Housing advice

Shelter provides independent and confidential advice and support. We can help you if you are:

  1. Living in run-down, dangerous or overcrowded housing
  2. Facing homelessness or are worried you could become homeless
  3. Having problems with your landlord (both private landlords or local council / social landlord)
  4. Facing eviction or repossession
  5. Unsure how the benefit changes affect your housing
  6. Dealing with priority debts, negotiating payment plans or want help managing a budget

Within our team with have legal specialists who are experts in housing law and if you are eligible for legal aid they can give you free advice and legal representation.

We also offer specialised support services for people who are living in unsuitable accommodation or who are facing homelessness. Our skills support service can help with things like finding or preparing for work. Our DIY skills Adviser can assist you with managing small repairs to your property.

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We hold a drop in service 3 days a week from 9.30am – 12 noon. No appointment is necessary, but you may need to wait to be seen. We also offer pre-booked appointments throughout the day and you can call us during our office hours.

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