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Housing Advice NI offers comprehensive advice to the general public on all aspects of housing rights in Northern Ireland.
In this section, we have targeted specific groups which may have particular housing needs or areas of concern.
For information on social housing, renting privately, buying a home, dealing with debt, rates, grants and other housing issues visit our homepage and use the menu on the left to find the information you need. More
People worried about mortgage debt or repossession
If you've fallen behind on your mortgage payments or just want to know more about the repossession process in Northern Ireland, check out our dedicated Mortgage Debt Advice section. More
Prisoners and their families
Want to know more about the housing options for prisoners or former prisoners? Or are you worried about what will happen to your home when you go into custody. Find out in our dedicated advice section dealing with prisoners' housing issues. More
If you are under 25, your housing rights may be different from older people. Check out our advice for young people section for more information. More
If you moved to Northern Ireland in order to take up work, your rights and entitlements will depend upon your working status as well as your country of origin. Laws and regulations concerning foreign nationals are particularly complicated so you should seek advice if you find yourself in housing stress. More
Our dedicated renting subsite covers a range of issues for private tenants, from how to find a suitable rented home right through to ending your tenancy legally. If you're experiencing problems in your rented property or you're considering renting for the first time, it's important that you know your rights. More
If you're a landlord, you need to know and understand your legal obligations. Whether you're renting out a relative's home on a short term basis or you're a professional landlord with a huge property portfolio, the same laws apply and failing to adhere to these could result in a substantial fine. More