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The leaders of the seven local councils, the North of Tyne Mayor and Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner encourage people to work together to move out of Tier 3 as quickly and as safely as possible.

Housing advice during the coronavirus outbreak


We know the coronavirus will have a significant impact on individuals and families across the county and it is a fast evolving situation. While we are working to implement measures where possible to support our residents, we have put together a list of support currently available.

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The government has announced measures to protect renters and landlords affected by coronavirus:

  • Landlords must provide a 6 month notice of evictions, unless there are exceptional circumstances such as anti-social behaviour.
  • No bailiff enforcement will occur during the national lockdown, in line with the existing position for tier 2 and 3 local covid alert levels.  

Housing advice

If you have any worries about losing your home, please contact us on 03000 268 000 - or visit our Get help to avoid becoming homeless page for more information.

Financial support

See Financial support during the Coronavirus outbreak for support available, including:

  • Council tax
  • Help to pay your rent
  • Housing Benefit
  • Help with living expenses
  • Claiming benefits through Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Contact us
Housing Solutions
03000 268 000
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