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Homelessness archive 2013-2014

Archive has 8 results

  • London Borough of Newham (13 005 484)

    Report Upheld Homelessness 17-Mar-2014

    Summary: A solicitor acting for a lady complains that the council did not respond properly to her client's request for housing assistance when she and her family were threatened with homelessness and later became homeless.

  • Kingston upon Hull City Council (13 002 073)

    Report Upheld Homelessness 23-Jan-2014

    Summary: Complaint from a woman who .was homeless and approached the council for help.

  • London Borough of Ealing (12 004 331)

    Report Upheld Homelessness 22-Nov-2013

    Summary: Two mothers complain that the council housed them and their children in bed and breakfast accommodation (B&B) for longer than six weeks.

  • Westminster City Council (12 009 140)

    Report Upheld Homelessness 13-Sep-2013

    Summary: Complaints from two women that the council housed them and their families in bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation for longer than six weeks.

  • Wiltshire Council (12 011 081)

    Report Upheld Homelessness 16-Jul-2013

    Summary: A complaint was made about the way in which the council dealt with a young woman who approached it for assistance with housing. In particular the complainant was aggrieved that the council had failed to take a homelessness application when it should have done so.

  • Bristol City Council (12 015 826)

    Report Upheld Homelessness 04-Jul-2013

    Summary: The complainant was homeless so she approached the council for help. The council had a duty to investigate whether it should provide accommodation. The council helped the complainant to try to secure private rented accommodation but it failed to issue a written decision notice even though it is required by law to do so.

  • London Borough of Southwark (12 011 599)

    Report Upheld Homelessness 05-Jun-2013

    Summary: London Borough of Southwark Council failed to treat a lady as homeless due to threats of violence against her and her family and instead moved her to temporary accommodation under its personal protection policy.

  • Birmingham City Council (12 001 546)

    Report Upheld Homelessness 28-May-2013

    Summary: A mother had to leave her home due to incidents of harassment and intimidation. The council placed her and her four children in unsuitable bed-and-breakfast accommodation without making any sustained effort to find an alternative.