Housing Advice

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.

Website: http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice
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
Email: homeless@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Website: www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

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.

Address: Island House, Roserton Street, E14 3PG
Tel: 020 7987 9379
Email: admin@island-advice.org.uk
Website: http://www.island-advice.org.uk

Tower Hamlets Law Centre

Address: St Anne Street, Unit 1, off 789 Commercial Road, E14 7HG
Tel: 020 7538 4909
Email: info@thlc.co.uk
Website: www.thlc.co.uk

Stifford Centre

Address: 2- 6 Cressy Place, E1 3JG
Tel: 020 7790 3632
Website: www.stifford.org.uk

Legal Advice Centre

Address: University House, 104 Roman Road, E2 ORN
Tel: 020 8980 2205
Website: www.legaladvicecentre.org.uk

Tower Hamlets Citizens Advice Bureau

Address: 32 Greatorex Street, E1 5NP
Tel: 020 7247 1050
Advice Line: 0344 826 9699 (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm)
Email: towerhamlets@eastendcab.org.uk

Toynbee Hall

Address: The Community Centre, 52 Old Castle Street, London, E1 7AJ
Tel: 020 7392 2953
Email: advice@toynbeehall.org.uk 
Website: www.toynbeehall.org.uk