Crisis Loans for rent
Given the recent economic crisis, many people are finding that they are falling behind on rent payemnts or that they are no longer able to afford the rent at the property that they live at and this is causing an increase in the number of people allplying to the government run social find crisis loans section for help with rent payments.
However due to the fact that the Social fund was set up long before the recent crisis, there is no provision for help with paying off rent arrears as part of the scheme.
Although some people may still be able to get som ehelp with rent if it is for a new tennancy, that has had to be taken out due to health and safety risks ast the old address.
This type of application is called a rent in advance crisis loan and can either be applied for in writing is you expect to move in several weeks or over the telephone if you are planning on moving in the next couple of days.
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