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Are you struggling to afford your rent? Do you have rent arrears?

Published: Friday 28 August 2020
Are you struggling to afford your rent? Do you have rent arrears?

Are you struggling to afford your rent? Do you have rent arrears?

Many tenants are struggling to afford their rent and housing costs at the moment. Some tenants have also built up rent arrears during the covid lockdown. If you are struggling to afford your housing we would advise you to seek help now. The earlier you take action, the greater the opportunity for you to keep your home.

For help and advice, contact  The Councils Housing Options Team on 01225 396296

(available during office hours Monday-Friday) You will be able speak directly to a Housing Advisor, or message the team, HousingOptions_AdviceTeam@bathnes.gov.uk

You can also contact Reach Housing Support, on  01225 422156, or message info@dhireach.org.uk 

Reach provide an independent Housing Support advice line, focusing on practical support to help people maintain their tenancies.  

Ministry of Housing CLG announcement of 21st of August 2020

  • The current ban on evictions, will be extended until the 18th of September.
  • When eviction hearings restart, courts will prioritise cases involving anti-social behaviour and domestic abuse.
  • The government also intends to give tenants greater protection from eviction over the winter by requiring landlords to provide tenants with 6 months’ notice in most cases.

Future Bright Career Coaches

Published: Thursday 2 July 2020
Future Bright Career Coaches

Boost Your Career- Tuesday 14th July 8pm-9pm 

The Future Bright Career Coaches are running a FREE webinar to help you assess your skills, boost your confidence and find advice. There will be a chance to chat to the coaches and ask questions.  

Sign up for a place on Boost Your Career here -https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/boost-your-career-tickets-109607037600?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch  This event is open to anyone.

If you want more information about the webinar or Future Bright contact us futurebright@bathnes.gov.uk 01225 395555 www.futurebright.org.uk


Property Adverts

Published: Monday 1 June 2020
Property Adverts

More properties are likely to be advertised through Homesearch from this Friday 5th June.

This is due to the Government’s relaxation of the non-essential moves.

We therefore advise applicants to ensure that their Homesearch application is up to date. This includes their contact details.

Please check for properties every week for suitable properties via the Homesearch website www.homesearchbathes.org.uk <http://www.homesearchbathes.org.uk/>


Has your pay been affected by COVID-19?

Published: Wednesday 22 April 2020
Has your pay been affected by COVID-19?

Has your pay been affected by COVID-19? Get in touch with Future Bright to see how we can support you.

Our Career Coaches are great at helping people to improve their work and pay. Due to the COVID 19 crisis we have been able to widen our eligibility criteria to help those struggling due to lockdown.

If you have lost pay or work due to  the COVID-19 crisis get in touch with us for support. For specific eligibility and to register with us go here www.futurebright.org.uk <http://www.futurebright.org.uk>

We can offer

*           Over the phone/ Skype support for up to 3 months

*           Support to help you look for new or additional employment.

*           Access to short-term training to improve skills and help you move quickly to secure work opportunities of either a temporary or permanent nature

Get in touch with us today

*           Phone 01225 395555

*           Email futurebright@bathnes.gov.uk <mailto:futurebright@bathnes.gov.uk>

*           Website

            https://www.westofengland-ca.gov.uk/future-bright/referrals/

If you are unsure about eligibility contact us and we will help or link you up with other services who can support you.

 

 


FutureBright

Published: Wednesday 27 November 2019
FutureBright

Are you wanting to develop your career and hoping to increase your income?  Future Bright offers free careers coaching to help you work towards your goals. We can also help you access funding for training and equipment. Future Bright is for residents in the West of England (Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire), aged 19 and over who are in paid work and also receive benefits or tax credits. To find out more or to sign-up go to www.futurebright.org.uk