London & Quadrant (L&Q) is the Government’s FIRST STEPS Agent for South East and South West London. They run the FIRST STEPS service and work closely with Merton Council to help local residents to access affordable home ownership and rented accommodation in Merton. They also help promote affordable housing for sale and rent in other parts of London.
FIRST STEPS enables anyone looking for an affordable home in London to complete just one application form to access a range of affordable home ownership and rented schemes being marketed all over London. For more details visit firststeps website or call 0845 230 8099
Benefit changes are coming in April 2013