Financial Support

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We want to make it as simple as possible to keep bills low, to insure your home, to save for a rainy day and of course pay your rent.

We believe that good financial health and wise decisions concerning money leads to happier homes, better lifestyles and vibrant communities.

Financial Inclusion Team

We are available to visit you in your own home (or another location convenient to you such as a library or our local offices) to support you with any of the following:

  • benefit entitlements and checks
  • bill payments
  • bank accounts
  • affordable loans and savings
  • debt and money worries
  • home insurance
  • heating expenses (affordable warmth) including oil and lpg 
  • switching utilities
  • Universal Credit

Follow the links below for information about more ways we can support you.

Shropshire Council benefit advice and information 

Money Advice Service

Rent-free fortnight – March 2018

It’s rent-free fortnight from 19 March 2018. As long as you are up to date with your rent payments, you won’t have to pay during these weeks.

Snow & Ice Warnings in March 2018

There are warnings for snow and ice this weekend, which may result in an increased number of heating breakdowns and calls to our repairs teams. Here are some tips on how you can help yourselves and us.

Need help keeping warm?

With more cold weather forecast this weekend it may be worth finding out if you could be eligible for a Cold Weather Payment – and there’s still time to apply (just).

Be part of the Great British Spring Clean

Friday (2 March 2018) marked the start of the Great British Spring Clean, a national campaign with a simple aim: to bring people across the country together to clear up the litter that blights our towns, villages, countryside and beaches.

Making space for your car

We know that it’s important for you to be able to park near to your home.


New Rents Calendar

Download and print our new rents calendar, helping you to keep on top of your payments

Next Board meeting Tuesday 24th April 2018

The next meeting of the STAR Housing Board is on Tuesday 24th April 2018

Next Development Subcommittee meeting Tuesday 8th May 2018

The next meeting of the Development Subcommittee is on Tuesday 8th May 2018

Next Finance, Audit & Risk Subcommittee Meeting 23rd April 2018

The next meeting of the Finance, Audit &Risk Subcommittee meeting is on Monday 23rd April