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Homelessness and housing advice

If you are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, we can offer support and advice.

We offer a specialist service to support victims of domestic abuse.

Access the Public Body Homeless Referral and Self-Referral Link.

Further information is available on applying for housing association properties.

Disabled Facilities Grants

Further information is available on Disabled Facilities Grants.

Empty and unfit homes

Information is available on how to complain about poor conditions in a rented property

Advice is available on bringing empty homes back into use.

Private sector housing

Information is available on homes of multiple occupancy.

Information is available on immigration inspections.

Information is available on the Copeland Landlord Forum.

Access the Private Sector Housing Condition Survey.

Community-led housing

Information is available on community-led housing.

Affordable housing

Information is available on a variety of affordable housing schemes.

Affordable warmth

Cumbria Action for Sustainability’s Cold to Cosy Homes scheme offers free advice and energy-saving measures to people struggling with cold homes or high heating bills.

Housing needs in Copeland

View a report of the findings from our Housing Needs Survey here. 

The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022 

New regulations on smoke and carbon monoxide alarms may come into force in October 2022, affecting both private and social landlords. They include new measures to ensure residents are protected from the risks of fire and carbon monoxide in their homes. 

To find out more, contact our Housing Renewal Team Leader, Les Finley, at