Funding options and how to apply

We have schemes available to assist you with your housing situation and to prevent homelessness. Our schemes are subject to funding and the options available at the time will be discussed with you by your Housing Solutions or Homelessness Prevention Officer.


We have an eligibility criteria which will determine who qualifies for the scheme. You must have a local connection to be able to apply for the scheme and during the application process you will be assessed against our eligibility criteria.

Scheme options

The scheme can help to prevent homelessness and sustain tenancies in a variety of ways. Some of the options available are:

  • Assisting with bond and/or rent in advance to secure a private rented property
  • Funding for rent arrears for all tenure types to prevent homelessness or to secure alternative accommodation for households
  • Financial assistance for white goods and/or furniture, to secure permanent accommodation

Application form

Apply for housing solutions support

This online application form should be completed in conjunction with, or at the request of your Housing Solutions or Homelessness Prevention case worker. An application process must be completed and our criteria met before any assistance can be provided.

If you need assistance, and do not have a caseworker, contact our Customer Services Team on 024 7637 6406 or email to