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Homelessness and housing advice
There is a range of homelessness and housing advice
services that may be available to you. Select any of the
links on this page to find out which of them gives you
the best chance of securing your home or finding alternative
accommodation to meet your needs.
You can also contact the Housing Team using the details below or
visit the council's housing advice surgeries or a contact point in
Medway has a range of households with complex problems. Medway’s
homelessness and housing advice services are available to all
residents of Medway and in some circumstances, to
Eviction and loss of assured short-hold tenancies is often the
primary reason for households approaching Medway’s homelessness
services and in the current economic climate, more households
are facing financial difficulties.
To be well placed to respond to these changing trends, there is
a clear need for the Housing Team to understand the issues that
affect not only those who present as homeless but also those who
staying in or finding suitable settled accommodation.
To avoid the risk of growing levels of homelessness
and a rising number of households in temporary accommodation, the council directs its
energies towards preventing homelessness where
possible, ensuring all of its services work together
constructively. If you have to move into temporary accommodation,
the council can also help with storing and protecting your property.