Housing Advice

Free And Confidential Housing Advice

We offer a free housing advise service to anyone in the area who needs it at East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau. Make an appointment with one of our impartial advisers, and we can give you the help and guidance you need.

Free Housing Advice

It’s important to be fully informed of your rights and responsibilities in all aspects of housing. Whether you’re homeless and looking for help, or you have a query about paying your rent, our housing advisers can assist.

  • Homelessness advice
  • Housing options
  • Rent and mortgage arrears
  • Housing benefits and grants
  • Council tax
  • Social housing
  • Care homes
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Antisocial behaviour
  • Home repairs and improvements

Homelessness Advice

East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau we provide free advice to anyone in the area who is homeless or threatened with homelessness. The housing advice worker will provide assistance with; landlord negotiations for rent arrears both social and private rented sector, provide representation at court for the sole purpose of homelessness prevention, mediate with landlords to safeguard tenancies, assist with homeless and allocation appeals. You may self-refer, or we accept referrals from statutory and voluntary sector partners.

We can speak to landlords on your behalf, provide support with housing applications, assist with homeless appeals and more. We can explain what to do if you receive an eviction notice and advise you of your tenant rights. Please get in touch with any queries regarding homelessness. Everything will be treated with the strictest confidence and we can get you the right help.

Housing Benefits and Grants

The CAB can help with all benefits including Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, Council Tax single person’s discount and more. If you need support with applications for Scottish Welfare Fund Crisis and Community Care Grants, we can help with that too. We can also advise upon and help with applications for Discretionary Housing Payment; were you are having difficulty meeting rent payments. And, we can assist with appeals, if needed. Have a confidential chat with us, and we can make sure you are getting all the benefits you are entitled to.

Housing Information

Whether you’re looking for advice on rent arrears, assistance with housing repairs or assistance with discretionary housing payments, we can guide you through the process. We will make sure you are informed of your rights and responsibilities, so you can make the right choices. All our housing information is free and confidential.

Make an appointment

East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau’s housing advice service is free and available to anyone in the area. You can make an appointment at any of our outreach surgeries or call into one of our drop-in services. Also, if you have any special requirements that would require a home visit please contact us on 0141 775 3220 or email us here and state your needs. Everything we discuss will be confidential.

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