For advice on many kinds of housing problems, you can contact Citizens Advice, Shelter England, or Shelter Cymru. Our useful contacts page also lists details of many more organisations who may be able to help you. See our page on coping with housing problems for more practical tips and suggestions.
Staying somewhere you feel frightened
If you're living with people who frighten you or threaten to make you homeless, this might be abuse. Our page on abuse has details of where you can turn to for support.
Read Matt's blog about being made homeless as a result of mental health problems and relationship breakdown, and how he got through it.
When I'm depressed I struggle with the upkeep of the house, and I can’t keep it clean, and landlords don’t like that.
Watch Billy, Lucie, Lucy and Miles share their experiences of how their living situations and mental health problems affect each other:
I’ve moved many times in my life and each one has been so stressful that it has caused a psychotic episode.
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