Support for tenants during the cost of living crisis

We understand the cost of living crisis may be causing concern for our tenants. Here we share ways we can support you and offer resources that could help.

Tenant Advice Service

We have a Tenant Advice Service Team who can help you in the following areas:

  • Money and debt advice
  • Benefits advice
  • Tenancy sustainment advice

Visit our Tenant Advice Service page for information on what support we provide and how to contact the team.

Useful links

Here are links to useful information from external sources.

Money and housing advice

The City of Edinburgh Council have created a website with advice on money, housing, bills, the Scottish Welfare Fund, council tax reduction, free school meals and clothing grants and support for food.

Visit the City of Edinburgh Council’s Cost of Living Crisis website.

Energy bills support

Edinburgh Council’s website offers free energy advice.

Visit Edinburgh Council’s home energy website.

The Scottish Federation of Housing Association’s website features advice on the latest support available to tenants.

Visit the SFHA’s energy bills advice website.

Are you on an energy prepayment meter?  You should receive discount vouchers as part of the Energy Bills Support Scheme.

Visit the Energy Bills Support Scheme website.

Social tariff broadband

Do you receive benefits and need affordable internet access at home? Money Saving Expert have shared the latest social tariff broadband deals which you could be eligible for.

Visit MSE’s webpage on social tariff broadband deals.

Warm and welcome spaces

Edinburgh Council’s website offers a list of locations of warm and welcoming spaces.

Visit Edinburgh Council’s warm and welcoming spaces website.