Letwise Bond Scheme

Project summary

Bond Scheme

Clients

Who is eligible?

People considered to be homeless and in priority need.

Client services

  • Assistance with finding properties in the PRS
  • Bond Guarantees
  • Fast track Housing Benefit service
  • Housing Benefit assistance
  • Information packs provided on the local area
  • Practical support for tenants (e.g. advice on setting up tenancy/deposit)
  • Property inspection
  • Referral to support services
  • Referrals to funiture projects
  • Relevant certificates obtained before tenancy (Gas Safety Certificate etc)
  • Tenancy support service

Support Services will do the signposting for other services including education/employment etc

How are referrals made?

Via the Homelessness Assessment Team and other support agencies

Landlords

Landlord services

  • Bond guarantee
  • Direct payment of Housing Benefit
  • Fast track Housing Benefit claims
  • Housing Benefit assistance
  • Inventory
  • Mediation services
  • Model tenancy agreements

The scheme also includes a landlord advisor

Location of landlord's properties

Inside local authority area, very occasionally outside local area

Other information

Type of organisation: Local authority

Last updated: 01/03/2016 16:15:24

Town Hall Extension
Manchester
M60 2LA

Opening hours

Monday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm