Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Moving from private rent to council

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adrian_cassell
adrian_cassell Community member Posts: 8 Listener

hi I am currently renting a three bedroomed house from a private landlord and need to move to social housing in the past 5 years my rent has increased by over 60% I was originally paying 650 pcm I am now paying £1000pcm I am using up and pip to pay my rent, I have tried registering with Wolverhampton Council for social housing but have been told I do not qualify, I had lived all my life in Wolverhampton and worked there too, however 5 years ago my privately rented bungalow was repossessed and I moved in with my son, when my son moved out I took over the tenancy both my sister and daughter who help care fore both live in Wolverhampton but apparently I have no local connections, Walsall have offered me two bungalows with shared gardens but 6 miles away from my daughter who does not drive I need to be closer to my family now that I’m Ill is there anything I can do to get on Wolverhamptons housing list???

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