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Single Homeless Prevention Service (SHPS) - Brent

Project summary

SHPS work with all those referred by the London Borough of Brent to develop a Personal housing Plan (PHP).  The individual and SHPS staff member sign up to complete these actions within the timescales set in order to prevent or relieve homelessness.  You will need to complete an online Housing Needs assessment application click here for information


Who is eligible?

We work with all single people aged 18 and over who are facing a housing issue that could see the end of their accommodation, such as having been issued with a notice seeking possession; or homeless, potentially sleeping on a friends sofa or as a result of a relationship breakdown.

Client services
  • Help with developing a Personal Housing Plan (PHP)
  • Support with finding accommodation
  • Liaising with landlords
  • Help with benefits
  • Ongoing tenancy support
  • Signposting to other support services

How are referrals made

Via Brent Housing Team


Landlord services
  • Mediation services
  • Ongoing tenancy support
  • Direct payment of Housing Benefit
  • Links to landlord accreditation schemes
  • Model tenancy agreements
  • Landlord Forums
  • Inventory
  • Housing Benefit assistance
  • Fast track Housing Benefit claims
Location of landlord's properties

Both in and outside local authority area

Other information

Organisation: London Borough of Brent

Type of organisation: Local Authority

Last updated: 26/04/2023 08:12

Local Authority: Brent