End it Before it Begins

Join our campaign to prevent homelessness before it begins.

Last year BHT Advice prevented 927 households from becoming homeless.

The service has been providing free specialist advice for more than 25 years. Advice is given on a range housing, immigration and welfare benefits related issues.

BHT has advice centres in Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, and Hastings. Appointments can be by email, telephone or through attending a drop-in session.


The best way to stop homelessness is to prevent it before it even happens. That's why we are asking people to back our campaign - #EndItBeforeItBegins.

By getting professional help as soon as they can, people can protect their homes and avoid falling into homelessness. If you are worried about your housing or know someone who is then get in touch now.


Meet Mike

Mike was made redundant after working as a caretaker in the same job for 36 years. His flat was owned by his employers and when they went into liquidation, not only did he lose his job but he was told to leave his flat of 20 years.

BHT Advice become involved and helped him to settle the case with his landlord and get a new home with a housing association.

Without the support of BHT, Mike, whose wife had recently died, would have lost his home.

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Support the campaign

Pledge your support for #EndItBeforeItBegins by downloading our pledge card. Print it off and take a photo holding it. Post it to social media using the hashtag #EndItBeforeItBegins and don't forget to tag us!

if you don't have a printer then click 'share pledge online' to download an image you can use directly on social media.

230,000 renters at risk of eviction

An estimated 227,000 adult private renters (3%) have fallen into arrears since the start of the pandemic, meaning they could lose their homes following the end of the eviction ban.

If you are worried about your living situation then don't wait. Contact us today and get advice. 

*Based on YouGov survey of 1,058 private renters in England, online, 16+, weighted to be presentative of England’s private renters using official statistics, fieldwork 4th June to 11th June 2020.

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With your help we can prevent homelessness before it begins.