Housing advice for Homeowners

Find out about home appreciation loans, affordable warmth, grant funding and what to do if you are at risk of losing your home.

How we can help

The Home Assistance Team can help with:

At risk of losing your home

If you are a homeowner and can no longer afford your mortgage payments, you should talk to your lender as soon as possible. They have a range of options which may be able to help you. There are also several money advice services such as the Citizens Advice Bureau who may be able to talk to your lender about the options available.

Contact Shelter for free housing advice on 0808 800 4444 or contact our Housing Advice Team. We can offer a confidential session with one of our advisors on how we might be able to help with issues such as:

  • homelessness assessment as soon as possible
  • mediation with your family or landlord to resolve disputes
  • help to prevent or reverse illegal eviction
  • help to explore your options with your mortgage provider
  • help to try stop court possession action
  • help you to identify support you might get to find other accommodation in the private rented sector

For further information contact housingadvice@northlincs.gov.uk

Buying or selling your home

Buying or selling a home normally takes two to three months. The process can take longer if you’re part of a chain of buyers and sellers. For further information visit the buying or selling your home page on Gov.UK