Council house sales and leaseholders archive 2014-2015


Archive has 29 results

  • Luton Borough Council (14 019 743)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaints about Council delays in his Right to Buy application and in responding to his complaints. Mr B had a right of appeal to the County Court to seek a remedy for the alleged delay and it is reasonable to expect him to have used this right.

  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets (14 017 251)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 20-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint about a parking permit on a housing estate. This is because she has no power to investigate a council when it is carrying out functions as a social landlord.

  • London Borough Of Brent (14 017 523)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 24-Feb-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about a Right to Buy application which he says was submitted in the 1990's. This is because the courts are best placed to rule on the dispute and, given the time that has passed, it is unlikely an investigation would enable the Ombudsman to reach a sound decision on the complaint.

  • Epping Forest District Council (14 016 818)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 05-Feb-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint about a Right to Buy application because the complainant has appealed to the tribunal. The Ombudsman will not consider the complaint about age discrimination because the complainant can go to court.

  • London Borough of Haringey (14 005 110)

    Statement Upheld Council house sales and leaseholders 02-Feb-2015

    Summary: The Council failed to deal with Miss B's right to buy application properly when dealing with details of her lease, although it was not at fault for most of the delays. The Council failed to deal with Miss B's complaint properly. An apology from the Council, procedural changes and a total of £170 compensation is satisfactory remedy for the injustice caused.

  • Redditch Borough Council (14 016 314)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 30-Jan-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr A's complaint about fault by the Council in dealing with his Right to Buy application. It was reasonable for him to have used the notice of delay procedure to provide a remedy.

  • Southampton City Council (14 015 078)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 22-Jan-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs B's complaint about the Council's decision to refuse a Right to Buy application. It is unlikely she would find fault by the Council.

  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets (14 007 113)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 21-Jan-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr L's complaint about delay with his Right to Buy application. This is because Mr L can challenge the Council's decision in court and it would be reasonable of him to do this.

  • London Borough of Southwark (14 015 622)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 20-Jan-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot consider Mr B's complaint because it is about the Council's actions in its role of managing its properties let on a long lease.

  • Basildon Borough Council (14 005 891)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Council house sales and leaseholders 06-Jan-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman is not investigating Mr E's complaint about delay with his Right to Buy application. This is because Mr E should have used his statutory right to challenge any delay.