Allocations archive 2015-2016


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  • Spelthorne Borough Council (15 004 810)

    Statement Upheld Allocations 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: Miss X failed to respond to a letter from the Council in May 2014 saying she must reapply to stay on its housing register. It cancelled her application. By the time Miss X contacted the Council in May 2015, it had a new allocation scheme and Miss X no longer qualified. The Council gave her some incorrect information, but this did not affect the outcome, and Miss X does not qualify for the Council's current housing allocations scheme.

  • Folkestone & Hythe District Council (15 018 767)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Allocations 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about the way the Council has dealt with his housing application. There is not enough evidence of fault or of an injustice to Mr B to warrant an investigation.

  • North Devon District Council (15 005 204)

    Statement Not upheld Allocations 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: There was no fault in the way the Council decided how to prioritise Miss X's application for housing.

  • London Borough of Havering (15 009 686)

    Statement Upheld Allocations 24-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Council was not at fault for suspending Ms X's housing application while it waited for further information on her circumstances. There was delay in the Council deciding Ms X's homeless application and in accepting her onto the housing register but this did not cause an injustice as Ms X was adequately housed in a hostel during this time.

  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets (15 003 285)

    Statement Upheld Allocations 24-Mar-2016

    Summary: There was fault in the way the Council dealt with Mr B's homeless application; It failed to offer him interim accommodation, delayed in reaching a decision on his case and securing accommodation, failed to assess his eligibility for the private rented scheme and relied on inaccurate evidence to deny him access to it, and failed to take action to respond to his complaint that the accommodation was unsuitable. The Council has agreed to pay Mr B £1750 and consider him for the private rented scheme now.

  • London Borough of Hillingdon (15 001 652)

    Statement Not upheld Allocations 23-Mar-2016

    Summary: Mr and Mrs B complain that there was fault and delay in the way the Council considered their application to move to an adapted property. The Ombudsman has not upheld their complaint and has not found fault in the way the Council dealt with their application.

  • London Borough of Camden (15 018 617)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Allocations 23-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint that the Council failed to offer accommodation to him because there is no evidence of administrative fault by the Council.

  • London Borough of Waltham Forest (15 018 217)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Allocations 21-Mar-2016

    Summary: Mr X complains about the Council's decision to evict him from his property in 2014. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because this is a matter for the Housing Ombudsman.

  • London Borough of Waltham Forest (14 017 497)

    Statement Not upheld Allocations 21-Mar-2016

    Summary: Mrs B complained the Council failed to ensure that a property it offered as suitable temporary accommodation, pending the completion of some repairs, was then repaired to a suitable standard. The investigation found no maladministration.

  • London Borough of Southwark (15 015 084)

    Statement Not upheld Allocations 21-Mar-2016

    Summary: Ms X says the Council is at fault for suspending her from bidding for accommodation advertised on its housing register. The Ombudsman has found no evidence of fault in the matters she has investigated and therefore she has ended her investigation of this complaint.