Housing Ombudsman to start recruitment drive ahead of service expansion

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing

A recruitment freeze that prevented the Housing Ombudsman from taking on extra staff is being lifted, writes Neil Merrick. Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has told Ombudsman Mike Biles that he can recruit 12 extra case workers ahead of its expansion next April. This will supplement three additional workers employed earlier this year and take the total number at the service to 40. At present, the Ombudsman service investigates complaints made by tenants against housing associations and some pri...

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