Monthly Archives: December 2013

Flyer for the New Year

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Councils require people to have lived in the area for at least 2 years. Only those who pass this test will be accepted onto the waiting list

Councils require people to have lived in the area for at least 2 years. Only those who pass this test will be accepted onto the waiting list The Government have today published Statutory guidance on social housing allocations for local … Continue reading

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Another manager leaves NBC

  Another manager leaves NBC Six and counting! THE list of Housing posts to take a hit in 2013 that Northampton Defend Council Housing can confirm 1)       Director of Housing at Northampton Borough Council 2)       Head of Strategic Housing at … Continue reading

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Was it 115 or was it over 200?

  Be interesting to know was it 115 or was it over 200? If and it’s a big if all of the 115 were 5 bed roomed house the rent loss would be £12,939.36 a Freedom of Information response for … Continue reading

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Over 40% of Northampton Council Tenants in rent arrears

Over 40% of Northampton Council Tenants in rent arrears Rent arrears are now at levels not seen since 2003/04 we now have 42.65% of Tenants in arrears As at 1st December 2013   a) What is the total amount of … Continue reading

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Bedroom Tax question at next Northampton Borough Council meeting

Bedroom Tax question at next Northampton Borough Council meeting Question Council meeting 20th January 2014   To Councillor Mary Markham   Tenants are exempt from the bedroom tax if they meet BOTH the following conditions:   1. They have continuously … Continue reading

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Legal loophole which could expose NBC to an avalanche of appeals?

Legal loophole which could expose NBC to an avalanche of appeals? Email sent to Northampton Borough Council   I believe that you (Northampton Borough Council) have not used the correct Housing Benefit Regulations when assessing their eligible rent and that … Continue reading

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