Monthly Archives: April 2016

Demolition brings loss of Council Housing stock to 338

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Is David Mackintosh MP Northampton South trying to pass the blame for homelessness?

Do you think my MP (David Mackintosh Northampton South) is trying to pass the blame for homelessness? Q99 David Mackintosh: Have the number of economic migrants applying for homelessness support or sleeping rough increased in your areas? Q100 David Mackintosh: How do … Continue reading

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Northampton DCH questions NBC Housing Allocations Scheme!

Northampton DCH questions NBC Housing Allocations Scheme! In light of this judicial review have NBC reviewed its Allocations Scheme since 2013? H & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Ealing London Borough Council EWHC 841 (Admin) I have heard that … Continue reading

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Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) since the financial year 2013 to 2014

Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) are awards that can be made by local authorities to Housing Benefit claimants who are experiencing financial difficulty with housing costs. Since the financial year 2013 to 2014, local authorities have been asked to provide details … Continue reading

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ONLY 35% of Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) limit was used in Northampton

ONLY 35% of Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) limit was used in Northampton Northampton Borough Council could have spent £790,208 but it only spent £276,759 Northampton Defend Council Housing is now enquiring if the under spend from the Government Contribution will … Continue reading

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Funding for Discretionary Housing Payments

Allocation of funding for Discretionary Housing Payments 2016/17 Local Authority: Northampton Central Government Contribution: £399,599 Overall Limit (x 2.5): £998,998 Source https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/497986/s1-2016.pdf Allocation of funding for Discretionary Housing Payments 2015/16 Local Authority: Northampton Central Government Contribution: £316,083 Overall Limit (x … Continue reading

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Commitment on fire safety

Commitment on fire safety

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