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Background

Housing

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Benefits

  1. CT reduction requirements reg 2012

    Council tax reduction prescribed requirements regulation 2012 CBC

  2. Housing benefit calculator

    Fill out this simple form for an instant on-line estimate of how much housing benefit you may be entitled to. This calculation is only an estimate and is based on the information you supply. For a full evaluation please make a formal claim ASAP.

    Usually Benefit / Support will only start from the Monday after the Council receive your form.

  3. LHA Rates April 17 CBC

    Local housing Allowance Rates April 2017 CBC

Housing

  1. Empty Homes Guide

    Empty Homes Guide for councillors

  2. Empty Homes newsletter

    Empty Homes newsletter

  3. Homes of multiple occupancy form

    A series of three forms that you need to complete and return to us.

    View the Standards for Accommodation for HMO’s here.

    View the Furntiure and Furnishings fire safety regulations here.

  4. MAPPA report

    MAPPA report

  5. CLH leaflet

    CLH leaflet

  6. Homelessness Strategy 2013-2018 Appendix

    This strategy sets out the future priorities and actions that will be taken in Copeland to tackle homelessness.

  7. Empty Homes Newsletter 2018

    Empty Homes Newsletter 2018

  8. Copeland Housing Strategy 2011-15

    Copeland Housing Strategy 2011-15

  9. Local Approved Contractor List

    Local Approved Contractor List

  10. Copeland Empty Homes Policy 2016

    Copeland Empty Homes Policy 2016

  11. Report an Empty Home Form

    Report an empty home here. 

  12. MAPPA Cumbria annual report

    MAPPA Cumbria annual report

  13. Disabled Facilities Grants

    Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG)

  14. Housing Strategy

    The Copeland Housing Strategy provides information on important local housing matters and says what our key priorities are for housing in Copeland. The Housing Strategy is a shared document for the Council and its partners, which include housing associations, private landlords, charities and voluntary groups, housebuilders and other organisations.

  15. Housing Options Service

    Housing Options Service

    If you are homeless, or you are worried about becoming homeless, you should contact our Housing Options and Service as soon as possible. You can often avoid becoming homeless if you act quickly and get the right help.

    The Housing Options Service provides advice and assistance for Copeland residents who are in housing need or at risk of homelessness.

    • Caseworkers will discuss your circumstances and explore the different options that are available to you
    • We try to help people remain in their homes wherever possible, whether you are a council tenant, private tenant, homeowner or living with friends and family

  16. Homelessness

    Homelessness: How can we help?

  17. Domestic Abuse Services

    We provide specialist support and advice for victims of domestic abuse and sexual exploitation, for those who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness.

Planning

  1. Cumbria Gypsy and Traveller Strategy Draft 2010

    Cumbria Gypsy and Traveller Strategy Draft 2010

  2. Core Strategy Topic Paper 2 - Housing

    Core Strategy Topic Paper 2 - Housing (January 2012)

  3. Copeland Interim Housing Policy May 2017

    On the 9th May 2017, Copeland Borough Council announced that it cannot demonstrate a five-year supply of housing sites.  To support and encourage sustainable development in the short term the Council adopted an interim housing policy.

  4. Copeland SHMA Executive Summary (2014)

    Copeland Borough 

    Strategic Housing Market Assessment 2014

    Executive Summary

  5. Copeland Housing Viability Study 2011

    Copeland Housing Viability Study 2011.

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