Housing advice - representation in court
If you are facing repossession, going to court can be upsetting. Find out about what help is available to provide you with legal representation.
Housing Rights Support Service
Advice facilities are available at the Royal Courts of Justice and Laganside Courts in Belfast. A specialist adviser from Housing Rights Service is available at the Royal Courts of Justice on Tuesday and Thursday and Laganside Court every other Wednesday. The adviser may be able to provide free, independent advice for people involved in possession proceedings who do not have legal representation.
Further information is available from the following bodies:
Housing Advice NI provides assistance and advice for those facing repossession and has prepared a video of what you can expect at a repossession court hearing:
The Step Change Debt Charity is a charity offering free, confidential advice and support to anyone who is worried about debt.
The Citizens Advice Bureau can also give practical advice. For more information please use the link below to access their website:
The Law Centre (NI) is a not for profit agency working to advance social welfare rights in Northern Ireland:
Housing Rights Service is a specialist provider of independent housing advice in Northern Ireland. You can contact them on the following number:
- Phone 028 9024 5640
Open 9.30 am to 1.30 pm-Monday to Friday and to 5.00 pm for mortgage debt related enquiries. For more information please use the link below to access their website: