If you become homeless, Trafford Council will provide help and assistance, and if necessary arrange temporary accommodation for you while you wait to be re-housed. It operates a 24-hour homeless service, seven days a week.
If you are homeless, or are concerned you may become homeless, please contact HOST or call 0161 912 2230.
If you become homeless outside of their normal opening hours, contact the Emergency Duty Team by telephoning 0800 218 2000.
You are legally classed as being homeless if you fall into one of the situations below within 56 days:
Trafford Council can give advice or take action to help you to keep your home, or to find alternative housing if you have to move, so that this can be done in a planned way.
You have the right to ask for a review on any decision relating to your case that you do not agree with. If you appeal a decision, you need to do this in writing within 21 days from receiving your decision.
You can also contact Shelter, the homeless charity, for advice on finding accommodation, being evicted, problems with your landlord, Universal Credit, debt problems and a range of other issues. You can call 0344 515 1640 or visit england.shelter.org.uk.
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