Tenure Sustainment Service

  • Intervention when risk of homelessness due to rent arrears/ mortgage arrears
  • Social and Private rent and owner occupied sectors
  • Primarily aim is to stabilise tenure and prevent homeless at crisis points
  • Income Maximisation, Benefits Check, Backdating, Liaison with Landlord/Lender, Setting up repayment agreements, Fuel Debt and linking with other services (Money Advice/Welfare Rights/ Addiction Services)
  • Main source of referrals are South Ayrshire Council
  • Strong links to Housing Support/ SeAscape
  • Provided by Neil Gray, Clare Lewis and Elspeth Lloyd