Single Homeless Action  Initiative in Durham Ltd is a  registered company, number 3659370 and a registered charity, number 1074505

Get SMAART

Get SMAART ( Sensible Money Advice Achieves Real Tenancies ) is an informal training programme lasting 3-4hrs. Training is  aimed at offering advice to anyone who has experienced eviction, or who are  potential first time tenants wishing to live independently.

Overview of training content:

  • Pros and cons of renting different types of accommodation

  • What is a tenancy

  • Rights and responsibilities of Tenant / Landlords

  • Practicalities of moving in / out

  • Where to go for help

  • Budgeting, Costings of setting up and running a home

  • Balancing the bills

  • Universal credits explained

  • Tackling debt

  • Digital inclusion

  • Useful contacts

This free training can be delivered in house or at an external venue (room hire charges may apply).