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Information from other organisations

We want to provide our customers with a complete service and below are links to other websites you may find useful. 

Housing organisations

Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) The professional body for people involved in housing and communities

Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) The government's national housing and regeneration agency for England.  The HCA is responsible for the regulation of social housing providers in England.

National Housing Federation (NHF) Represents not-for-profit housing associations in England

Housing Ombudsman An independent service to deal with disputes between landlords and tenants in England. Contains information on complaints procedure and downloadable information forms. Magna is a member of the housing ombudsman scheme.

Looking to rent or buy a home

Homefinder Somerset Find a home to rent in Somerset

Dorset Home Choice Find a home to rent in Dorset

Devon Home Choice Find a home to rent in Devon 

Looking to exchange

Homeswapper For existing residents looking to swap homes (mutual exchanges)

Exchange Locata  The national register of council and housing association tenants who want to swap homes throughout England.

Local authorities

Bournemouth Borough Council
Devon County Council
Dorset County Council
East Dorset District Council 
Mid Devon
North Devon
North Dorset District Council
Somerset County Council
South Somerset District Council
West Devon
West Dorset District Council
Weymouth & Portland Borough Council

Help and advice

Energy Saving Trust
Citizens Advice Bureau
Step Change (used to be Consumer Credit Council)
EROSH (sheltered housing advice)
Department for Communities and Local Government
Job centre near me
Equality & Human Rights Commission
Dorset Race Equality Council
Family Fund

Entitled To (for estimated benefit entitlement)
National Debtline



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