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Deposit Help Advice
Hi,I'm a new member, and looking for any advice. I found a private landlord and moving to a new Area, due to family breakdown, marriage ended on bad terms and involved domestic abuse, Im currently with the council in a 3 bedroom semi, a family home which is now effecting my health , and my 2 daughters also. Can't sleep and everywhere in the home is a constant reminder of what went on. I suffer mental health problems but this has added more problems . I also suffer fibromyalgia , Arthritis , Curving of Spine ,which affects my mobility badly. I got management transfer awarded in the area that I'm already in, and they could only offer this . So found private and they excepted me as there tenant ,I agreed straight away , and also agreed deposit , as this was a new area , and fresh start, Then I thought ohh no Deposit , what am I going to do..I was panicking and I should have thought about at the time , but I didn't ..A friend told me apply to your new council for there Tenancy Deposit Scheme to see about help ,I told them everything why I agreed , and circumstances ,which the council I'm still with now have all details on my circumstances , The team leader from Access Housing Aberdeen ,called me Friday saying why Aberdeen ,Why I agreed deposit ,and think I would get it, from them, and why I needed help with removal, His words were your relying on us, he said if I disagree with deposit what will you do , he said you wouldn't be able to move would you, also how you going to get your furniture moved if we don't help, He then said I really don't think your in a position to move and don't have funds , as I'm not allowing this help..I felt bullied and in tears to him . I applied for DHP , crisis grant , as I was looking for assistance , and was told from friend ,these grants ,funding etc are available , I'm not saying I should get this help, I was looking for help that's all..Please any Advice on what to do ..Thanks