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Housing Reviews and Appeals Officer- Essex

Housing Reviews and Appeals Officer- Essex

  • Location

    Essex, England

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  • Salary:

    £24 - £26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Bronte Boland

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    On going.

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Housing Reviews and Appeals OFFICER

To understand the challenges and complexities around homelessness today, the impact that homelessness has on families and single people, and have a commitment to addressing housing issues and reducing homelessness.

To receive representations that serve to challenge decisions made in relation to the homeless applications in accordance with the Council's duty under the Homeless Reduction Act 2017 and carry out an independent review of such decisions, producing a written adjudication on that substantive challenge that serves to consider and supply the full reason for the review decision

To conduct reviews of suitability of accommodation provided or offered to homeless households in accordance with the Council's statutory duties under Homeless Reduction Act, decisions on homelessness applications.

To conduct appeals against housing register decisions and council tenancies such as fixed term tenancy reviews, introductory tenancies

At the direction of the Housing Solutions Manager, to act as the council's representative in any subsequent court challenge to review decisions or in any litigation around the conduct of the review, including that which involves any decision not to conduct a review.

To ensure customers receive, either directly or through referral to relevant teams/agencies, appropriate advice on their options

please call Bronte on 0208 418 7677 at Remedy