Last year St Albans District Council provided funding for people to access affordable loans for deposits and their first month’s rent. .
Cllr Brian Ellis, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Inclusion, for St Albans City and District Council said, “Demand for council housing is high and there is limited availability, so we are referring some people who are seeking housing assistance to the private rented sector and providing funding to the credit union so people can access affordable loans for deposits and their first month’s rent.”
As well as these council-backed loans, the credit union can lend money for home repairs, rail season tickets, holidays and special events. Click here for more information