How your immigration status affects your housing options

If you’re not a British or Irish citizen, your housing rights depend on your immigration status.

It's possible to have more than one immigration status. If you're not sure what your rights are get free immigration help from Citizen's Advice.

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Last updated: 19 January 2023

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