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Housing options for single parents

Finding a new home for you and your family, or setting up home for the first time as a single parent can be a big challenge. Whether you are worried about your mortgage payments, looking to rent a property, apply for council housing, make a homeless application or buy a home, it is important to get advice on all the options available to you.

Contact details for organisations mentioned in this factsheet can be found on page nine. For more information call the Gingerbread Single Parent Helpline on 0808 802 0925. Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. The information in this factsheet is correct as of October 2015.

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