Homeless or at risk of becoming homeless

We understand that being at risk of homelessness or actually homeless can be very stressful. It is important to get help and advice at an early stage.

Finding accommodation in Brighton & Hove

There is very little social housing in Brighton & Hove and a huge demand for accommodation. This means that council and housing association properties are not widely available. Most people who need to move find accommodation in the private sector.

Homemove is available to anyone 18 years of age or over who wishes to apply for a council or housing association property in the city. Shared ownership may also be an option.

Below is some information which might help you:

Over 25 and homeless or at risk of becoming homeless?

We can provide help and advice to help you to stay in your current home.

Our Housing Options Team can give you advice and information on what your options are. 

Before you contact us you may want to find out more about what we'll look at if you make a homeless application.

If you've made a homeless application and are unhappy with our decision then you can request a review of your homeless application.

Advice services

There are range of specialist advice services in Brighton & Hove:

Useful contacts