Whether you need help to deal with problems with your landlord or want to avoid losing your home, there is a range of free, confidential and independent advice on housing rights and responsibilities.
Self Help and National Housing Advice
Shelter, the national housing and homelessness charity provides information and advice on a range of housing problems.
Helpline: 0808 800 4444
London Borough of Tower Hamlets Housing Options Service
The Council’s Homeless and Housing Advice Service offers advice and assistance on housing options that might be available if you are being threatened with homelessness.
Address: Albert Jacob House, 62 Roman Road E2 0PG
Tel: 020 7364 7474
Local Housing Advice
Specialist Housing Advisors
The following agencies currently employ specialist housing advisors and solicitors.
Island Advice Centre
You can book an appointment to see a housing advisor, ring the telephone advice line or come to a drop-in advice session on Friday between 10am-12 noon.
Tower Hamlets Law Centre
Address: 2- 6 Cressy Place, E1 3JG
Tel: 020 7790 3632
Legal Advice Centre
Address: University House, 104 Roman Road, E2 ORN
Tel: 020 8980 2205
Tower Hamlets Citizens Advice Bureau
Address: 32 Greatorex Street, E1 5NP
Tel: 020 7247 1050
Advice Line: 0344 826 9699 (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm)