Emergency housing is usually provided by local councils and charities. Financial help is also available.
In an emergency
Contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau or council — they'll help you find emergency housing in your area.
The Accommodation Supplement is a weekly payment to help with your rent or housing costs.
You may be able to get financial assistance to help you during and after an emergency.
If you've been evacuated because of a civil defence emergency you may be able to get a payment that will help cover the cost of:
- loss of income.