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Help & Support
As we approach the end of the financial year, it is important that you inform the relevant office about any changes in your circumstances that are about to occur.
For example, if you are one of our tenants you should have already received a letter from us confirming that your rent will change from 01/04/19.
- If you receive Housing Benefit and the Housing Benefit is paid directly to us then you don't need to... Read more
As the weather is turning colder you may notice more moisture in your home.
Everyday things like cooking, washing and bathing and even breathing causes moisture in the home. It’s important to know how to reduce it before it turns into that nasty mould. Not good for your health, or your home.
Here are a few things you can do:
- Put lids on saucepans
- Keep kitchen and bathroom doors closed and open windows
- If you can dry your clothes outside go with... Read more
Christmas is coming and so is the Herefordshire Housing rent free week.
- The rent free week starts on Monday the 24th of December
The usual stuff still applies though, it's not rent free if you're in arrears. If you're in arrears you still need to continue to make payments to reduce your debt.
Around a third of those eligible for Pension Credit are not claiming it and could be missing out on extra money each week, so it is worth checking if you could be entitled, and claim Pension Credit now.
At the moment, if you are a couple and one of you has reached Pension Credit age, you can make a claim for Pension Credit. But this is due to change soon – 'mixed age couples' will have to claim Universal Credit instead, which is much less generous.
If you do get Pension Credit... Read more
In June we launched another option for people to apply for some of our properties, HomeHunt.
Prior to launch the only way to register and apply for social housing in Herefordshire was through the Herefordshire Council run system HomePoint. The majority of our homes will still be advertised through this system.
What is HomeHunt and how does it work?
HomeHunt, the new system isn't means tested. Anyone can register, but some landlords will have specifics relating to... Read more
Universal Credit (UC) is the new benefit the Government is introducing for working age claimants. If either you or your partner are pensioners this change doesn't affect you.
UC is being rolled out in Herefordshire from 13th June 2018. This will mean that if you have to make a new claim for any of the benefits below you'll have to claim UC instead:... Read more
If you're a Herefordshire Housing tenant your rent will change from 02/04/18. You should have received a letter from us confirming this.
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