Major shake-up of council's housing allocation policy

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Local Government and also in Housing

A council has changed its policy concerning who gets priority for housing. Changes in government legislation along with a housing shortage led Harlow Council to review its housing register and allocation policy. The new policy, which comes into force this September, features the following changes: Applicants must have continually lived in Harlow for five years. Members of the armed forces will receive greater priority than previously. Increased priority will be given to council tenants wish...

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