What happens if you refuse a council flat?

What happens if you refuse a council flat?

If you are in temporary accommodation following a homeless application your temporary accommodation could end if you refuse a suitable property. You could accept the offer and ask for a review of suitability instead. If your review is successful the council should make you another offer. This may take time.

Can you refuse a council property?

If you are offered a house or flat that you do not want, you can refuse it without affecting your place on the housing list. However, if the local authority thinks that you do not have a good reason for refusing the offer, it may reduce your priority on the list.

How do you challenge a council decision?

Other routes to take to challenge a council housing decision:

  1. Follow the official council complaints procedure.
  2. Contact your local MP or local authority Councillor.
  3. Write to the Ombudsman – either Local Government Ombudsman or Housing Association Ombudsman Service.

How many houses can you refuse a council property?

Under current rules, applicants who refuse an offer of social housing more than once in a twelve-month period are suspended from their local authority’s waiting list for a year.

Can I refuse to leave temporary accommodation?

You can choose to move out of your temporary accommodation, but if you do it is likely you may: no longer be entitled to accommodation from the council. lose priority on the council waiting list if you’ve applied for council housing. be treated as intentionally homeless if you apply as homeless again in future.

Why would you be refused a council house?

Whether the home is right depending on any disabilities or health conditions you may have. Proximity to any community or support services you may rely on. Affordability of the rent. Other social/personal factors that may make the accommodation unsuitable.

How long can you live in temporary accommodation?

You might have been offered a hostel or a bed and breakfast as emergency accommodation. If you have children or you’re pregnant, you shouldn’t have to stay there for more than 6 weeks. If you’re there for longer than this, you should ask to be moved because it’s no longer suitable.

How many times can you say no to a council house?

Can I refuse temporary accommodation?

If you refuse to accept an offer of temporary accommodation whilst your homeless application is being assessed, we may decide that no further offers of temporary accommodation will be made until a final decision is made on your homeless application.

What does Band 2 mean for a council house?

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Band 2 is for priority housing needs and is for those residents who have provided evidence of making a community contribution.

What is Band 2 on housing list?

Band 2: Medium priority – for example, people who are overcrowded because they lack 2 bedrooms, and people with severe medical problems.

What is Band 2 on the council list?

Band 2 is for priority housing needs and is for those residents who have provided evidence of making a community contribution.

What is a Band 2?

A Band 2 is the NHS entry salary. It is the lowest salary on the scale. Band 2 jobs include Healthcare and Catering Assistants, Support Workers or other types of Assistants. There are many stories of people starting in the NHS as a Band 2.

What does a band 2 earn?

The annual salary for a Band 2 on the 1st paypoint is £18,005.00 (monthly is £1,500.42 before deductions). A person on this NHS pay point will pay £84.41 a month of National Insurance, £084.02 a month of pension and £073.61 a month Tax. This makes the net (take home) pay £1,258.37 a month.

What is the difference between Band 2 and Band 3 NHS?

AfC, band 2 is fairly basic, requiring little or no experience or qualifications. Those on band 3 are expected to have responsibilities, to work independently if needed, and most have experience and qualifications.