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Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 12 17:09

Post by armylad » Tue, 12th Jun 2018, 5:09pm

Post by armylad by armylad Jun 2018 12 17:09

Hi All, can anyone tell me who i would have to contact about my caretakers home? i have been told by the head that the local authority will be taking the house back and i need to know where i stand.
I am looking for a new job at the moment as the wages here wouldn't cover renting anywhere else, am really stressed out at the moment so any help would be much appreciated.

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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 12 17:59

Post by timmydog » Tue, 12th Jun 2018, 5:59pm

Post by timmydog by timmydog Jun 2018 12 17:59

would presume it your local LA there housing dept. best of luck

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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 12 18:46

Post by eggy » Tue, 12th Jun 2018, 6:46pm

Post by eggy by eggy Jun 2018 12 18:46

Have you let them know that you want to leave . If not see if you can be a council Tennant then once you do then look at leaving but keep the home . The home may come under education dept if within the grounds & not housing .
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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 12 19:03

Post by thecaretaker » Tue, 12th Jun 2018, 7:03pm

Post by thecaretaker by thecaretaker Jun 2018 12 19:03

I would have thought that the local authority would have a responsibility to re-house you. I don't think they would be so cruel as to throw you on the streets and still expect you to work foe them.

Is there anything in your original contract that says a home comes with the job?

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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 12 20:19

Post by Skoolkeeper » Tue, 12th Jun 2018, 8:19pm

Post by Skoolkeeper by Skoolkeeper Jun 2018 12 20:19

Don't do anything, let the council housing or whoever contact you, it could take up to 2 years for it to get sorted, that should give you enough time to sort your self out, is the accommodation on school grounds and what was the reason why the council wants it back, as said don't do anything unless you want out, normally one months notice by both parties, if you don't want to leave let the eviction process take its time, the council have no obligation to re house you if you were in tied accomadation but could recommend private or housing associations, you may have a good chance if you have a young family or a imagrant or unemployed, but if your working and can support your own family,your on your own, keep in touch and good luck.

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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 13 08:59

Post by JohnE875 » Wed, 13th Jun 2018, 8:59am

Post by JohnE875 by JohnE875 Jun 2018 13 08:59

Regardless of whether you want to leave or not it is irrelevant. If the LA want the house back it will be their problem to rehouse you. In the meantime if you find a new job and accommodation no probs.
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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 13 09:23

Post by btrousers » Wed, 13th Jun 2018, 9:23am

Post by btrousers by btrousers Jun 2018 13 09:23

these posts are coming up so often now, sad times.

good luck to you.

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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 13 09:45

Post by bigbird » Wed, 13th Jun 2018, 9:45am

Post by bigbird by bigbird Jun 2018 13 09:45

I agree with Skoolkeeper and JohnE875. First don’t tell them you’re looking for another job or if you have already and they ask you wants happening, tell them “you said that because the school was putting you under pressure and stress” and now it’s making you ill over your future.

The staff at your school don’t have any knowledge regarding the law and I wouldn’t take any notice of them. Just tell them “I see what happens when the LA sends me an eviction notice and I’ll take it to the councils housing department” My old schoolkeeper lasted over five years and then they closed the school and rehoused them.

Seek advice from Citizens Advice (it’s free) and DON’T MOVE OUT before you get an eviction notice, a reply from the council regarding your eviction and a place to move too!

Good Luck my friend.
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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 13 11:19

Post by adonis » Wed, 13th Jun 2018, 11:19am

Post by adonis by adonis Jun 2018 13 11:19

if the council are taking the house back they should contact you as the new landlord. I wouldn't do or at least don't tell anyone what your doing until you get things in writing form the head or the council.
Don't let the school tell you what your entitled to. Check it out and tell them.

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Re: Caretakers lodge

Jun 2018 13 12:36

Post by Jubbs » Wed, 13th Jun 2018, 12:36pm

Post by Jubbs by Jubbs Jun 2018 13 12:36

The LA is "taking" the house back ??

If it is an LA school, then surely you are technically a council tenant, even if its on "private" grounds,and subject to tenants' rights.

If its a private school/academy etc, then the school owns the property so why would the LA be taking it back?

Sounds like some level of BS they are giving you or some stupid agreement the school had with the LA over ownership rights in the past when they made a transition. But take everyone's advice, sit tight for as long as you can until there is something in writing then you can make your next move with the Citizens Advice Bureau if they start playing hardball.

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