Welcome to Housing Advice NI
Written and updated by Housing Rights and funded by the Housing Executive, Housing Advice NI is the home of independent housing advice in Northern Ireland.
LATEST: Reclaim your letting fees
A recent court judgment ordered an estate agent to repay fees to a tenant. The court held that the tenant had a right to reclaim these fees under the terms of the Commission on Disposals of Land Order (NI) 1986. We've drafted a letter to help you reclaim any fees that you have paid to agents.
LATEST: Universal Credit rolls out to Banbridge and Andersonstown
Banbridge and Andersonstown in Belfast are the latest areas to get Universal Credit. The benefit is being phased in across Northern Ireland, and is due to be completed by December. It replaces a number of existing benefits you might be getting now.
LATEST: The help you get to pay your mortgage interest has changed
The Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) benefit came to an end on 5 April 2018, and has been replaced with the offer of a loan.