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  • Financial support for young people

    Universal Credit Universal Credit is a benefit for people of working age on a low income, administered by the Department for Work and Pensions and is expected to be introduced in Brent in May 2018 (subject to change). Anyone making a new benefit clai…


  • Report a parking violation

    Call 020 8290 8300 if you see parking rules being abused so our enforcement officers can investigate. Parking and traffic movement violations on red routes are managed by Transport for London. Why we enforce parking restrictions Parking management me…


  • What is a major works charge

    Major works are works to the structure and exterior of your flat and building, and to any other premises that your lease grants you the right to use - for example, the common areas of the building and estate. What does major works cover? Brent Counci…


  • Information about Penalty Charge Notices (PCN)

    A Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) can be issued to any driver for a parking contravention (disobeying parking restrictions). Common reasons for receiving a PCN include: parking in a parking space without the required permit or payment parking on a doubl…


  • General information on homelessness

    The legal definition of homelessness There are many different situations that might mean that you are homeless or threatened with homelessness. You don’t have to be rough sleeping to be considered homeless.It may be because of one of the following re…


  • Homeless - Care leavers

    If you are a care leaver you may be able to get housing assistance from social services. They should continue to help you until you turn 21, or until you are 24 if you are still in full time education. The help you get depends on your age and what he…


  • Homeless - former members of armed forces

    Members of Her Majesty’s regular naval, military and air forces are generally provided with accommodation by the Ministry of Defence (MOD), but are required to leave this accommodation when they are discharged from the service. Prior to leaving the s…


  • About Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ)

    What is a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ)? Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) are car parking areas monitored by us which, in some cases, means you will need a permit to park. In a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) parking is only permitted in designated park…


  • Homeless - older people

    If you are currently homeless or facing the threat of homelessness then you may be eligible for housing assistance. Apply for Housing Assistance Adult Social Care If you are unable to stay in your accommodation due to your support needs, we may be ab…


  • Homeless - Young people (18 - 25)

    If you are a young person aged between 18 to 25 and you are currently homeless or facing the threat of homelessness then you may be eligible for housing assistance. Apply for Housing Assistance Will the council provide me with accommodation? We can p…