Housing frustrations

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Housing frustrations

Postby MrsGeorge » Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:00 am

Since I found out I was pergnant, Adam & I have been looking into moving because the place we live now is not suitabale for me at the moment, let alone when I am heavily pregnant or have a newborn.

We can't afford to rent a bungalow privately so we are trying to get a property through the local council. Despite the fact that my house has steps into pretty much every room and only 1 bathroom - upstairs, is not wheelchair accesible and making life hard I have been given the lowest priority for re-housing. And though they have classed me as having high mobility needs, the only property that they will allow me to apply for is a 2nd floor flat in a block with no lift, that doesn't allow young families!

I am feeling frustrated. Does anyone have any experience with UK council housing? How can I move this along?
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Postby whyRwehere » Wed Nov 04, 2009 1:56 am

You could try making a stink and going to the local paper. They hate bad press. Maybe you could move to a different location.
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Postby MrsGeorge » Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:16 am

Thanks. am thinking about trying paper or local MP. Moving not really an option cos that would take us out of region.
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Postby catfreak » Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:20 pm

Mrs George.

Best of luck with the housing issues. This kind of thing makes no sense to me.

On an off topic note, I am in CA for my follow up for the CCSVI procedure I had and we were in a food market and I saw PIMMS for the first time and I thought about you!!

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