Monthly Archives: October 2015

Mixed picture on rent arrears in Northampton’s council housing stock

Mixed picture on rent arrears in Northampton’s council housing stock         In August (2015) the number of tenants with arrears was 4,975 that is 231 more than the same month in the previous year BUT The number … Continue reading

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Growing reliance on expensive Bed and Breakfast accommodation

The Council’s growing reliance on expensive Bed and Breakfast accommodation. Northampton Defend Council Housing states ‘data shows that in the first eight months of 2015 the cost of ‘Homeless Accommodation’ was more than the total for 2013     2013 … Continue reading

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Right To Buy adds to Housing Benefit Bill

Cost of Local Housing Allowance ABOVE Council Rents in Northampton   Bedroom 1  2 3 4 LHA week  £     100.05  £     126.31  £     139.84  £     187.14 NBC STOCK week  £        74.76  £        86.53  £        96.23  £     105.23 Extra cost HB … Continue reading

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Jobs at Northampton Partnership Homes

Occupational Therapist Organisation:Northampton Partnership Homes Hours:40 per week Salary:27,924 – 31,846 Working Pattern:Permanent Location:Westbridge depot Reference:7424 Closing date:26 October 2015 at midday   Property Maintenance Team Leader   Organisation:Northampton Partnership Homes Hours:40 per week Salary:£31,846 – £36,571 Working Pattern:Permanent Location:Westbridge … Continue reading

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Pay to Stay – What it means to council tenants

Pay to Stay – What it means to Council Tenants From April 2017   If your household income is more than £30,000 your rent will go up and could go up to as far as market rent.   How income … Continue reading

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