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Engage before eviction

We know that eviction is often the last resort and extremely stressful and costly for tenants and landlords.

This is a free and impartial service to landlords in the Lewes & Eastbourne District Councils to engage with us prior to serving an eviction notice. We can offer advice on tenancy issues including rent arrears as well as mediation services. We look to prevent homelessness at the earliest opportunity.

Please Note - This scheme is open to landlords in Lewes District & Eastbourne Borough Council areas. This is not for customers who have an open homelessness case or an active housing application, in this instance please visit our Housing pages for further guidance on eligibility, or to start an application.


What are the benefits?

The scheme provides benefits such as:

  • Advice around rent arrears
  • Mediation services
  • Housing benefit and general benefit advice
  • General advice and guidance for landlords around tenancies

Who can apply?

The scheme is available to all landlords with properties within Lewes & Eastbourne District Councils.

Please email us with the below details and we will contact you within 48 hours of the referral being received.

Please include the following details within your email:

Full name including surname

  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Brief description of your referral

Please send your email to direct.lets@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

If you are a landlord with a property to let, please take a look at our Direct Lets web page.