Homes for people on low incomes
Our private rented sector schemes give people on a low income the opportunity to move into a home of their choice and avoid being made homeless.
We will either guarantee a deposit or provide a rent bond guarantee to the landlord.
Before a property can be let under the schemes, we will carry out a series of checks to ensure that it is affordable, safe and fit for living in.
Under the schemes, you will normally be given an assured shorthold tenancy of at least 6 months.
Applicants will only be considered for the scheme if we are sure that they are capable of paying their rent regularly and in full.
If you are entitled to housing benefit, all of the housing benefit you receive will normally be paid directly to the landlord.
Depending on your circumstances, you will be offered one of two schemes if you are eligible:
- The rent deposit guarantee scheme - for single people or childless couples
- The LeicesterLet Finders Fee scheme - for parents-to-be and some families.
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