Peter Bedford HA - Hackney

Referral address

Peter Bedford Housing Association
Kingsland Hub
242-248 Kingland Rd
London
E8 4DG

Referral phone

020 3815 4100

Referral email

live@peterbedford.org.uk

Website

http://www.peterbedford.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single people aged 18+ who are homeless or living in inappropriate or insecure accommodation, we provide direct access enhanced housing management, general needs and peer landlord accommodation. Applicants for our EHM accommodation should have low needs. Applicants for our peer landlord or general needs accommodation should have no active support needs.

Who we cannot help

People who pose an unacceptable risk to themselves or to others because of violence, fire raising, violent or coercive sexual behaviour or exploitative behaviour.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Do not accept self referrals. We will accept referrals from prison but require an OASys report.

Referral procedure

Contact allocations worker to check for vacancies. Hackney referrals accepted directly for those with mental health issues and learning disabilities. Homeless and rough sleeper referrals via Hackney Single Homeless & Rough Sleeper Housing Panel. Assessment and possible interview. Please send ID, proof of income and all supporting health and risk related documents with your application.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

No support provided in EHM. This is a tenancy sustainment service. Tenants will meet with key worker once a fortnight to address issues such as rent payments, repairs and co-tenant relationships. Our Peer Landlord scheme is for those in work or seeking work. Tenants take an active role in their households, supporting each other to ensure the household runs smoothly. A reduction in rent is offered as part of this scheme, which is saved towards the cost of a deposit.

Rooms and charges

Varies.

  • Total spaces: 130

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Large white goods. Shared flats have crockery, cutlery and kettles for EHM. No furniture provided for peer landlord/general needs accommodation.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 bedspaces accessible to wheelchair users. Aids and adaptations can be provided as appropriate.
  • Other facilities: Lounge in most properties, some flats have gardens.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Assured shorthold tenancy.

Visitors

No children under 18 permitted in EHM properties.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Haggerston station- 3 mins walk.

Volunteering

Currently have up to 15 volunteers. Email Kamye.Miessen@peterbedford.org.uk if you are interested in volunteering.

Donations

Clothes suitable for interviews/starting work, money. Email Roderick Cobley Roderick.Cobley@peterbedford.org.uk.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Peter Bedford HA - Hackney and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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