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Debt: It could happen to anyone

“I’m not the sort of person who would ever end up in debt.” I am sure a lot of us have probably thought that. You may have seen articles claiming you are only ever two bad months away from crippling debt and thought that can’t possibly happen to someone like me. But as the cost-of-living […]


Universal Credit Change January 2023

A change was made to the Universal Credit system which took effect on 30/01/2023. This was one of the few changes in the September 2022 mini-budget which wasn’t cancelled and it relates to the amount a claimant needs to earn before they are no longer expected to look for additional or better paid work. What’s […]


Talk Money Week Day 5: Tackling Food Insecurity

Talk Money Week Day 5: Tackling Food Insecurity Food poverty is a growing problem in the UK. Millions have been pushed below the breadline and have found themselves struggling to feed their families. The Trussell Trust have reported record levels of people needing support with food between April and September 2022, with 320,000 people accessing […]


Talk Money Week 2022 – Illegal Money Lending

It’s time to break the silence on illegal money lending. A report published by the Centre for Social Justice estimated that 1.08 million people could be borrowing from an illegal money lender – more commonly known as a loan shark. This figure has more than trebled since 2010. Loan sharks are criminals who lend money […]


Talk Money Week 2022 – Attendance Allowance

Talk Money Week Day 3: Attendance Allowance Attendance Allowance is a benefit that you might be able to claim if you are of pension age and need help with personal care because of illness or disability. The amount is based on the help you require, whether or not you actually get this help. There are […]


Talk Money Week 2022 – Cost of Living Information

Talk Money Week 2022 – Day 2: Warrington Council have helpfully created a page on their website providing information and resources to help people in Warrington cope with the rising cost of living.  The resource covers help availbale through welfare benefits, food support, financial support, help with energy bills and childcare support, and has links […]



WARRINGTON HOUSING ASSOCIATION URGES PEOPLE TO OPEN UP ABOUT PERSONAL FINANCES IN SUPPORT OF TALK MONEY WEEK 2022 Talk Money Week (7-11 November) encourages people to have more open conversations about their money and pensions. Talking about money is more important than ever as people grapple with cost of living pressures. Warrington Housing Association has […]


Help for Households

In response to increasing prices and the pressures around the cost of living, the Government  has launched the ‘Help for Households campaign’ to raise awareness of the support available amongst those that need it most. The Help For Households campaign gives clear information about the exceptional payments, energy support and existing support schemes available, so […]


New resources to help you cope with the rising cost of living

As the cost of living continues to soar, new resources are becoming available to help people weather the storm. The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) has released a new resource on its Money Helper website to help people cope with increases to the cost of living. It is intended to help people who have not […]


“Thank you so much for your help in getting me set up in my new home” 

Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

Warrington Housing Association 

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Warrington Housing Association, the Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR