Share your story

Has the coronavirus pandemic affected your housing situation? Are you financially struggling as a result of the virus and worried about or at risk of losing your home? Or has your housing situation improved as a result of Government changes? Sharing your story helps us to understand current housing issues and win the changes we need to ensure a home for all. 

We are particularly looking to understand more about the following questions. If any of these apply to you, please tell us in the form.

  • Has a change in your household income due to coronavirus affected your housing situation

  • Are you able to cover the cost of your rent if you are receiving support from Housing Benefit or Universal Credit? If not, the support you can receive may be restricted by the benefit cap.

  • Has your landlord threatened to evict you? 

  • Have you been evicted by your landlord since 23rd March (when lockdown began)?

  • Were you born outside of the UK and worried about your housing situation, but unable to get housing benefit or Universal Credit?

  • Have you been able to access support from your local authority around housing and/or homelessness since the coronavirus lockdown?                              

If and how your story is shared is up to you. We might ask you for permission to share a quote from you on social media or in a report, or ask if you’d be prepared to speak to a journalist or politician about your experience. We won’t ask you to do anything you don’t feel comfortable doing, and you can remain anonymous if if you wish. 

Please fill in the form opposite to tell us more about your situation. If you've said that you would be willing to share your story publicly, you may get a call or email from a member of the Crisis team to find out more and ask how you’d like to be involved. We won’t share any of your contact details or information about your experience outside of Crisis without your explicit permission.


If you are happy to share your story and/or your contact details, please fill in the form below. Your contact details will be stored securely and in in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. The details given will only be used for the purpose of contacting you about your experiences. The data will used in accordance with Crisis’ privacy statement

If you have any other queries about your engagement with Crisis, would like to change the way we communicate with you or are dissatisfied in any way, please contact our dedicated Supporter Services team on 08000 384838 or [email protected]