BME National and the Chartered Institute of Housing welcome you to the Housing Rights website

The Housing Rights website aims to give recent arrivals and housing advisers up-to-date information about entitlements to housing, based on people's immigration status. Please click the links below to go to the pages for New Arrivals or Housing Advisers in England and Wales, or click for pages on Scotland.

Click here for pages on Scotland

Latest News

'Brexit' and its effects on migrants' rights
Brexit will bring massive changes in immigration rules. The housing rights website will be updated as they happen. Check our Brexit and housing rights page to keep up-to-date and to find helpful guidance.

Latest news on other issues
Universal credit (UC) now replaces housing benefit for more and more applicants across England, Wales and Scotland. For this and other latest news items, see our What's new page.

The Housing Rights website is developed by CIH and published jointly with BME National

With support from the following housing associations

The Housing Rights website is jointly published by CIH and BME National with financial support from ARHAG, Innisfree and Tamil Housing Association. It is written by Sue Lukes and Sam Lister (CIH) and edited by John Perry (CIH). Material on Wales is prepared jointly with Shelter Cymru (providers of comprehensive advice services in Wales); material on Scotland jointly with TC Young (Scottish social housing solicitors). Web design by Keith Burke.

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